A circuit judge has paused a state commission's order that had reopened a permit application process for a large-scale hog farm within the Buffalo River watershed.
C&H Hog Farms has sued the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality over an unfulfilled public records request.
Arkansas' largest city is preparing to phase out curbside glass recycling, joining most of the state's cities of 40,000 or more people in not offering the service.
A supporter of and opponents of C&H Hog Farms both cited science as the basis of their opinions at the first of two public hearings this month on the farm's permit application.
As federal regulators weigh the possibility of regulating a harmful set of chemicals found in millions of Americans' drinking water, no testing conducted in Arkansas appears to show the chemicals' presence in the state's drinking water.
Hutchinson offers panels reassurance
Helena-West Helena receives $3.5M loan
Status of Buffalo a main concern
State environmental regulators' draft list of impaired-water bodies doesn't provide justification for not listing certain waters and won't protect certain waters from continued pollution, dozens of people wrote to regulators this month.
Proposal allows entities to trade limits
A proposed regulation allowing entities to trade nutrient pollution "credits" among one another will go back out for public comment, the state's environmental rule-making body decided Friday.
E-waste collectionto be held at arena