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state and local lobbying efforts, GMA
has nonetheless continued conversations with many congressional offices,
particularly those with GMA member
constituents. The conversations have
ranged from discussing language for the
reauthorization of the Water Resources
Development Act (WRDA), to exploring potential innovative materials language within the proposed infrastructure bills, to holding a new discussion
with members of the education committees proposing possible options for
funding expanded geosynthetics education at the university level. Our congressional relations are opening the doors
for us to hold discussions at the state
and local levels.
Our focus groups and task forces continued to push on with opportunities to
effect changes beneficial to the expanded
use of geosynthetics. The Geotextile and
Geogrid Focus Groups worked in conjunction with the National Transportation
Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP)
Geosynthetics Committee and the
American Association of State Highway
Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
COMP TS-4e Technical Section on
Geosynthetics. The NTPEP cooperation
worked on revisions and updates to the
Geotextiles and Geosynthetics (GTX),
Geosynthetic Reinforcement for Walls
and Fills (REGEO) and newly proposed
Summary of Subgrade Stabilization
Geosynthetics (SSGEO) work plans,
while the AASHTO work was targeted at
bringing the M288 specification in line
with 21st-century geosynthetic products.
The Marketing Awareness Campaign
Task Force moved ahead with plans
for phase 2, a sprint plan to prove the
concepts developed during phase 1 and
hopes to gain confirmation to initiate the

digital awareness campaign by the first
quarter of 2021.
Washington, D.C., has been in a quarantine lockdown: 14 days if you visit from
a listed state. Just as we moved from inperson to virtual visits in D.C., we converted our Waste Containment Systems
Design Seminar from a two-day, 13-hour
in-person program to a virtual platform
over three days with two, two-hour sessions each day. G
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