Emily Walkenhorst

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Arkansas hog farm in watershed finds tolerance, disdain

Subscriber onlyNEWTON COUNTY -- Four years have passed since C&H Hog Farms began operating along a tributary 6 miles from the Buffalo River, but not much has changed for most folks in Newton and Searcy counties. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWater agency OKs loans up to $71M Continue reading...

EPA chief hears state views in Little Rock visit

Subscriber onlyU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited with Arkansas Cabinet officials and agriculture representatives Thursday about changes they would like to see made to the nation's definition of protected water bodies. Continue reading...

State panel OKs $61.6M loan for Little Rock to rein in sewage

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Natural Resources Commission will issue a loan of $61.6 million to the Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority for the final stage of its infrastructure improvement project designed to prevent sewage overflows. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyState gets funding to assist marinas Continue reading...

Quapaws' LR plans on pause

Busy elsewhere, tribe official says

Subscriber onlyThe Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma, once a subject of concern for Little Rock-area officials, has been mostly inactive in Pulaski County in the past year and a half. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyRecycling district hires new director Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyRecycling district hires new director Continue reading...

2 young children found inside pickup in Arkansas pond die; 2 arrested

Subscriber only Two young children drowned after the truck they were left alone in rolled across a state highway and into a pond Wednesday night, Saline County sheriff's office arrest records show. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyState readies plan to follow haze rule Continue reading...

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