New ‘Critical Habitat’ Rules Aim to Reduce Confusion

New ‘Critical Habitat’ Rules Aim to Reduce Confusion

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA Two new Trump administration rules require that federal “critical habitat” designations match the realities of species territory to avoid unnecessarily blocking transportation projects...
Outgoing Trump Administration Busy at EPA

Outgoing Trump Administration Busy at EPA

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is busy announcing new rules or proposed regulatory changes in the closing weeks of the Trump administration. ARTBA members should be aware of these...
Regulatory Roundup: ARTBA Represents Members on Multiple Issues

U.S. DOT Releases Updated Environmental Review Rules

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory & legal issues, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has released proposed updates to the transportation project environmental review process to further reduce or eliminate costly and time-consuming...
ARTBA & Industry Allies Urge Review of Loan Questionnaires

ARTBA & Industry Allies Urge Review of Loan Questionnaires

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA ARTBA and a coalition of trade associations are challenging new questionnaires required for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. The Small Business Administration (SBA) forms are...