Emily Walkenhorst

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Subscriber onlyCommission approves loans Continue reading...

Clean up act by January, Arkansas hog farm told

Manure runoff a concern at Buffalo watershed site

Subscriber onlyHARRISON -- A 2,400-hog farm in the Buffalo River watershed must clean up the manure on its property within the next 60 days, a Boone County circuit judge has ordered. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

Subscriber onlyCommission OKs loans up to $4.2M Continue reading...

IV bags scarce, Arkansas hospitals carry on

Factory on island wrecked in storm

Subscriber onlyArkansas hospitals say a shortage of IV equipment is the worst they've ever seen but are optimistic it won't prevent patients from getting the care they need. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

Subscriber only$30,000 EPA grant to help start garden Continue reading...

State plan to cut haze tilts toward status quo

Subscriber onlyA proposed state plan to reduce haze in Arkansas and Missouri would eliminate the heftiest requirements of the current in-place federal plan. Continue reading...

Several errors cited in large fire at abandoned Arkansas plywood mill

Torches sparked blaze; water spread it

Subscriber onlyDemolition workers without proper fire-safety training started and accidentally spread the fire that raged for several hours at an abandoned plywood mill in south Arkansas on Oct. 28, Crossett Fire Chief Bo Higginbotham said. Continue reading...

New hog farm plan in flood-prone part of Arkansas stirs outcry

Bottomland site’s neighbors leery of C&H; owners’ proposal

Subscriber onlyJOHNSON COUNTY -- The owners of C&H Hog Farms and the international corporation that supplies the operation's swine are planning to apply for a permit to operate another farm, this one in a flood-prone area just south of Hartman. Continue reading...

Fire at plywood mill blamed on errors

Subscriber onlyDemolition workers without proper fire-safety training started and accidentally spread the fire that raged for several hours at an abandoned plywood mill in south Arkansas this weekend, Crossett Fire Chief Bo Higginbotham said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Arkansas cities propose rules to regulate 'pollution credit' trade between between companies

Subscriber onlyA group of four Northwest Arkansas cities has proposed the first regulation for the state's nutrient trading program -- a mechanism for groups to reduce water pollution through the trading of pollution credits. Continue reading...

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