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Report: Arkansas farming a drain on water; again, irrigation cited in draw-off

Arkansas continues to be one of the biggest users of water in the country, according to data released last week by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Recycling district taking more items

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Arkansas more diverse, older in census data; migration to urban areas continues

The aging of certain Arkansans correlates with population declines across most of the state's counties and an increase in diversity, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released Thursday.

Air regulations update planned; environmental department proposes adding language from state, U.S. laws

A proposed environmental regulation would update Arkansas' rules to include state laws and federal regulations that go back as far as 1997.

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River panel to get Mill Creek update

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River panel to get Mill Creek update

Arkansas newspaper's ex-publisher, editor dies at age 88

Longtime Jonesboro Sun editor and publisher John Troutt Jr. died Thursday night from a lung infection, according to family.

Arkansas scrap-tire district says mismanagement is over

A regional scrap-tire district has gotten rid of its tire dumps, created a business plan and become more transparent with its oversight board, leaders say.

Arkansas hog farm argues agency erred in decision process

Attorneys for a hog farm in the Buffalo River watershed have filed a motion for summary judgment in their appeal of environmental regulators' denial of the farm's new permit application.

Memphis overflow into Arkansas slim; river a barrier to suburban growth

Memphis' suburbs across the state line in Arkansas are exceptions to the trend of growing suburbs near urban centers.

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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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