A arrest warrant has been issued for a former state scrap-tire district office manager in connection to $91,000 in unaccounted revenue, unauthorized expenses and salary overpayments at the district.
Operation OK’d to remain open
Operators of an unpermitted hog farm in the Buffalo River's watershed must clear improperly stored hog manure and develop a plan to manage the manure by March 15, a judge has ordered.
Two environmental groups can intervene in a hog farm's appeal of its permit denial, an administrative law judge has ordered.
Utilities and a consumer group largely favor the state's proposed changes in the way it will implement a federal rule to reduce haze, but environmental groups oppose it, according to comments submitted to the state.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality denied C&H Hog Farms an operating permit in part because the company did not conduct a study on the flow direction of groundwater or develop an emergency action plan, according to the department's responses to public comments on the permit application.
Environmental law focus of symposium
Priorities include tourism increase
The state committee devoted to caring for the Buffalo River sent its first report to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson this week, outlining the priorities of the committee and the state agencies its members run.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Arkansas' plan to implement part of a federal rule designed to enhance visibility in national wilderness areas, the agency announced Monday, but it won't change utilities' plans for complying with the rule.
A new tariff on imported solar products is expected to raise the price of solar projects in the United States and potentially curb demand, but shouldn’t prevent solar power from continuing its fast-paced growth, solar officials in Arkansas said last week.
Scrap-tire measure advanced by vote