ARTBA is the transportation design and construction industry’s leading regulatory advocate before the White House, the US Congress, and federal agencies. Linked below is ARTBA’s 2022 Fourth Quarter Regulatory Report detailingtheir efforts regarding various regulatory issues impacting the industry. Highlights of the report include:

  • U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) initiated Buy America coverage of construction materials and planned related waivers.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a new “Waters of the U.S.” rule.
  • Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) declared the long-eared bat an endangered species.
  • ARTBA litigation on the Clean Water Act and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) continued.