PCA Applauds Confirmation of Andrew Wheeler to EPA Administrator

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) congratulated Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler on his confirmation as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). PCA applauded the Senate for his confirmation, ensuring regulatory certainty for the cement and concrete industry, while guaranteeing the vital mission of the agency continues.

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Cement Association of Canada Decries Lack of Wood Building Safety in BC

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) expressed surprise at the announcement by the government of British Columbia (BC) that they would bypass the ongoing 2020 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) processes and allow municipalities to issue building permits for encapsulated mass timber construction (EMTC) up to 12 stories. The Building Code review process is not yet complete.

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PCA Applauds FHWA Nomination of Nason

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved by voice vote the nomination of Nicole Nason to be the administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The Portland Cement Association (PCA), which endorsed Nason’s nomination in a letter to the committee, urged the full Senate to move expeditiously to confirm her.

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