Benton County Violates Environmental Law

Officials Didn’t Know Permit Was Necessary

Posted: February 9, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Benton County’s Road Department violated state and federal environmental law late last year after workers began hauling red dirt from a mine near Centerton without a stormwater permit, according to the state Environmental Department.



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