Environment

2014
OCT
30

Agency Seeks Input on Improvements The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently updated ChemView, an online tool to find information about nearly 10,000 chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). AGC members have reported that it is sometimes difficult to find useful information on chemicals used in construction – this new resource may

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2014
OCT
30

Registration is now open for an AGC Federal Stormwater Update webinar on Dec. 15, 2014, from 2:00pm-3:30pm.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets construction site stormwater requirements for the entire country.  Hear straight from agency staff what contractors need to do to stay in compliance and what you can expect down the road.  Get

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2014
OCT
30

Each year, AGC seeks nominations for qualified and motivated individuals from the AGC Environmental Forum to serve on the steering committee for the forum. Would you like to play a leadership role in AGC of America’s environmental advocacy, education and outreach efforts?

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2014
OCT
30

Early Registration Deadline Approaching No one knows the future, but gaining a comprehensive view of where you are, where you are going and where you need to be can only strengthen the educated decisions construction professionals have to make everyday. Tuesday, Nov. 4 is the early registration deadline for the 2015 AGC Annual Convention, March 18-20 in

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2014
OCT
29

Get Started At Least 90 Days Before Your Current Approval Expires! It is time to start thinking about renewing your U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) program certifications. Any construction firm – or you/your employees – are subject to this rule if you perform work for compensation that disturbs lead-based

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2014
OCT
03

The Office of Advocacy, an independent office within the Small Business Administration (SBA), has submitted their formal comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning the proposed rule redefining “waters of the U.S.” and the scope of the Clean Water Act’s jurisdiction.

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2014
SEP
30

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Green Building Advisory Committee is recommending that all federal agencies move towards net-zero energy at their facilities, including the retrofit of existing facilities and targets for new construction.  Specific recommendations were called out for GSA; its Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings has been exploring whether to make net-zero

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2014
SEP
30

Accepting Pledges Now Through November 10! AGC has renewed its commitment to holding an annual Hard Hat Recycling Challenge as part of America Recycles Day this November 15th.   Will you accept the challenge?

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