AGC, along with other industry allies in the construction, materials, mining, and agriculture sectors, briefed several U.S. House of Representatives staff members as part of a panel discussion focused on Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting issues facing the industry. Also this month, AGC worked with the Waters Advocacy coalition to submit extensive comments on EPA’s draft connectivity report, which ties every body of water in the U.S. together.
MBI members would agree that compliance with environmental regulations can be very costly, while falling out of compliance can be even more expensive. Therefore, MBI works to educate members on environmental regulatory issues and continues to advocate at the state and local levels for common-sense environmental laws and ordinances.
MBI works to reach common ground in which environmental regulations and business can co-exist. The construction industry agrees that over-burdensome regulatory authority stymies growth opportunities and hinders the development of creative measures that will foster sustainable construction.
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