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ARA Co-Signs DRIVE Safe Coalition Comments on New Pilot Program

Jan 12, 2022

ARA and the undersigned organizations representing the DRIVE Safe Coalition sent comments to the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to express strong support for the apprenticeship pilot program included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the agency's efforts to implement it in a timely manner. However, the coalition expressed concerns with requirements that will create unnecessary administrative burdens and inhibit participation in the program.

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Outdated Transportation

ARA Co-Signed Comments Calling for an Efficient NEPA Process

Nov 22, 2021

ARA co-signed comments to the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) proposed rule "National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Regulations Revisions."

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STB reform

Ag Transportation Working Group Comments For House Committee Supply Chain Hearing

Nov 15, 2021

ARA, as part of the Ag Transportation Working Group, offered comments previously submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding the agricultural supply chain for the record ahead of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.

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Safe pesticide use

ARA Filed Comments to EPA on Draft BE for Neonicotinoids

Oct 25, 2021

ARA filed comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the draft biological evaluations (BEs) for neonicotinoid insecticides.

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Crop protection

ARA Signed Coalition Comments Objecting to Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation

Oct 19, 2021

ARA signed coalition comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with formal objections to the chlorpyrifos tolerance revocations issued on Aug. 30.

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ag labor

ARA Signed Ag CEO Council Comments to DOT Addressing EO on America's Supply Chain

Oct 18, 2021

ARA co-signed comments with the Ag CEO Council sent to the U.S. Department of Transportation in response to the Executive Order on America's Supply Chains with recommendations to improve the transportation industrial base.

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ARA Joined Comments to DOT on Ag Supply Chain Transportation

Oct 18, 2021

ARA signed on to comments with the Agricultural Transportation Working Group that were sent to the U.S. Department of Transportation with recommendations to improve America's supply chain operations and resiliency.

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Freight supply chain

ARA Comments to DOT on Supply Chain RFI

Oct 15, 2021

ARA sent comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation in response to the request for information on America's Supply Chains.

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WOTUS

ARA Co-Signs Comments to EPA, Army on WOTUS Redefinition

Sep 03, 2021

ARA co-signed comments to EPA and the Army regarding the redefinition of "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act.

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WOTUS

ARA Filed Comments with Tax Aggie Coalition Seeking WOTUS Definition Input Extension

Aug 23, 2021

ARA filed comments as a member of the Tax Aggies Coalition urging EPA and the Army to offer a 60-day extension to the 30-day comment period seeking input ahead of the redefinition of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) to give stakeholders more time to submit quality assessments.

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