Regulatory

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.

2014


ARTBA urges the House of Representatives to pass legislation curbing EPA’s efforts to expand federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction to include roadside ditches.

ARTBA urges EPA to proceed cautiously with proposed Administrative Wage Garnishment rule.

ARTBA urges greater transparency in Virginia P3 Implementation Process

ARTBA urges NHTSA to consider how proposed fuel economy standards will dilute Highway Trust Fund revenues.

ARTBA and 38 other trade associations warn the House Committee on Small Business that the EPA’s proposed rule on “Waters of the United States” violates regulatory safeguards and is based on a flawed economic analysis.

ARTBA and 43 other trade associations urge swift State Department approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

ARTBA supports the state of Utah’s efforts to take control of the categorical exclusion (CE) process in an effort to help reduce delay in delivering transportation improvements.

ARTBA warns the Hose Transportation & Infrastructure Committee that EPA’s proposed “Waters of the United States” Rule drastically expands federal regulatory authority and could lead to significant delays for transportation improvements.

ARTBA warns the Hose Committee on Small Business that EPA’s proposed “Waters of the United States” Rule drastically expands federal regulatory authority and could lead to significant delays for transportation improvements.

ARTBA warns EPA stricter ozone standards could lead to increased unemployment, reduced congestion relief and weakened public safety.

ARTBA raises privacy concerns in comments on OSHA’s proposed workplace reporting rule.

ARTBA Provides detailed comments on FHWA’s Draft Core Toll Concessions P3 Model Contract Guide.

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.


 

 

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