Administration Unveils Drone Identification Proposal

Administration Unveils Drone Identification Proposal

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a proposed rule for remote identification of unmanned aerial systems, UAS, commonly known as drones. The proposal, which centers on how...
New ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule Heads to OMB for Review

New ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule Heads to OMB for Review

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA The Trump administration’s revision of the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) reached a major milestone Dec. 5 when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) forwarded its draft to the Office...
Federal Agency Probes Could Impact Transportation Construction Industry

USDOT Issues New Rule to Enhance Regulatory Reforms

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao Dec. 5 signed a “rule on rules” to simplify and modernize agency regulations. The rule enhances transparency in how the agency issues rules...
Groups Press For Project Review & Approval Reforms

Groups Press For Project Review & Approval Reforms

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA ARTBA and 33 other trade associations urged President Trump’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to issue long-planned revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act. The revisions were...
ARTBA Supports Reconsideration of Salary Data Requirements

ARTBA Supports Reconsideration of Salary Data Requirements

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA  ARTBA is supporting the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s decision to reexamine increased reporting requirements for its employer information report (EEO-1). Before 2016, the EEO-1...