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Arkansas issues haze-fight mandate

6 power providers told to reduce sulfur intake; order resubmitted to EPA

Arkansas utilities will buy lower sulfur energy sources so that their plants emit less of the sulfur dioxide pollutant as they seek to comply with new state environmental administrative orders.

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Exxon is asked to ante up for central Arkansas spill; plan seeks $1.8M for 2013 damage

More than five years after a pipeline burst in Mayflower near Lake Conway, state and federal officials have asked Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay more than $1.8 million to compensate the government for damage caused by the oil spill, and to pay for wildlife restoration efforts and other expenses.

Crash noted before deaths of mom, 2 young kids; car ended up in river under I-40 bridge

A woman who died along with her two children July 27 was involved in a car accident shortly before her car ended up in the Mississippi River under the Interstate 40 bridge, police said.

Panel OKs decision on hog farm permit

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved Friday its administrative law judge's recommendations to deny motions made by C&H Hog Farms arguing that its original permit was indefinitely active.

Member of panel still on C&H case

Recusal because of earlier remarks unnecessary, panel decides

An Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission member can continue to participate in hearings about C&H Hog Farms' appeal of its permit denial after writing public comments in support of the farm a year before his appointment to the commission, the commission has decided.

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State devising actions to take with drought; one-third of counties said to have severe conditions

Arkansas officials plan to implement recommendations for actions the state should take during drought conditions, a water resources leader said.

Commissioner still on C&H case; recusal over earlier remarks unnecessary, panel decides

An Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission member can continue to participate in hearings about C&H Hog Farms' appeal of its permit denial after writing public comments in support of the farm a year before his appointment to the commission, the commission has decided.

Panel OKs decision on hog farm permit

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved Friday its administrative law judge's recommendations to deny motions made by C&H Hog Farms arguing that its original permit was indefinitely active.

State board adopts new rules for used tires

New rules designed to increase state money for used tires and decrease used-tire dumps were approved and adopted Friday by a state environmental board.

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Buffalo National River visitors warned against algae; river still safe, ecologist says

Visitors to the Buffalo National River should watch out for algae on the river that has the potential to produce cyanotoxins, the National Park Service said in a news release Friday.

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Angela Chandler, geologist supervisor with the Arkansas Geological Survey, marks locations of differ...

Angela Chandler, geologist supervisor with the Arkansas Geological Survey, marks locations of different rock types March 6 in an e...

Published: April 9, 2018

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