Sep
    18
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a new voluntary guidance on automated driving systems—”Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety.” This guidance is based on public comments received on the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy (FAVP) released a year ago, September 2016. The updated guidance is “to...

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    Sep
    11
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  The Future: This will happen, one way or another: Quantum information science (QIS) seeks to advance research in the control of atoms and molecules and development of ultra-fast lasers capable of manipulating states of matter.  To advance that research the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold a workshop...

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    Aug
    28
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  The President’s most recent Executive Order was in the Federal Register last week: “Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects.”  This is an important directive, for a number of reasons and it deserves a close look, again, for a number of reasons....

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    Aug
    15
    AEM Poll: Rural-Urban Agreement on Need for Infrastructure Investment
    An overwhelming majority of Americans in urban, suburban and rural communities believe that investing in infrastructure will improve the U.S. economy according to a new poll released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers(AEM). While infrastructure needs differ in different parts of the country, the new survey shows that adults strongly support modernizing...

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    Aug
    10
    Practice Smart Digging: AEM Supports “Call 811” Day
    Practice Smart Digging: AEM Supports “Call 811” Day 8/11 on Calendar a Convenient Reminder from Common Ground Alliance Do you know where your local utility lines are? The Common Ground Alliance has designated 8/11 on the calendar as a convenient reminder to “call before you dig,” and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)...

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    Aug
    02
    The I Make America Campaign New Video 1.3 Million Strong
    The I Make America campaign is all about supporting manufacturing jobs! That’s why it produced this new video about the 1.3 million men and women who make up the equipment manufacturing industry. Check it out: It’s more important than ever to get involved and tell your elected leaders about the importance of the...

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