ARTBA is the leading regulatory advocate, regularly representing the industry's views before the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Occupational Safety & Health Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, Office of Management and Budget, and other federal agencies. ARTBA typically submits such comments 25 times per year.
ARTBA and 60 other trade associations urge the House of Representatives to pass legislation streamlining the permit process for federal construction projects.
ARTBA and 19 other trade associations urge swift State Department approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
ARTBA urges the IRS to abandon guidance which would severely restrict the ability of associations to communicate with their members.
ARTBA and 114 other trade associations urge the House of Representatives to pass legislation aimed at reforming the federal regulatory process.
ARTBA urges OSHA to reconsider proposed standards for crystalline silica exposure, arguing the agency is using outdated data and a flawed economic analysis. Further, ARTBA notes existing standards offer suitable protection to workers from silica exposure.
Before deciding whether or not to tighten existing NOx regulations, EPA must take account of what has already been achieved as well as improvements which have been approved but not yet fully implemented, ARTBA says.
ARTBA supports the proposed Federal Transit Administration guidance and believes it allows for the acquisition of a right-of-way prior to the completion of the environmental review process for transit capital projects.