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Court order puts Arkansas hog farm's permit application process on hold

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 farm sues state over records request

C&H Hog Farms has sued the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality over an unfulfilled public records request.

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Little Rock to end glass product recycling operations

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.

Sides at hog-farm hearing claim backing of science

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.

In state, drinking water in tests below EPA limit for 14 chemicals

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.

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Hutchinson offers panels reassurance

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Helena-West Helena receives $3.5M loan

Residents weigh in on state environmental regulators' waters proposal

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.

Pollution-credit plan comment period set

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.

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E-waste collectionto be held at arena

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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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