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State ecology panel gives hog farm a reprieve

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission issued on Wednesday a stay of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's decision to deny C&H Hog Farms' application to continue operating in the Buffalo National River's watershed. Continue reading...

King's day alone at last; message of unity touted in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyArkansans celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday separate from Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's birthday for the first time Monday, joining 47 other states and Washington, D.C., in commemorating the civil-rights leader's birthday alone on the third Monday of January. Continue reading...

Environmental notebook

Subscriber onlyWetland projects to get $13.9 million Continue reading...

State's working poor face hunger

13.5 percent of employed at risk of missing meals, report finds

Subscriber onlyNearly one-fifth of Arkansans often don't know how they'll get their next meal, according to a recent report from Hunger Free America. Continue reading...

State's working poor face hunger

13.5% of employed at risk of missing meals, report finds

Subscriber onlyNearly one-fifth of Arkansans often don't know how they'll get their next meal, according to a recent report from Hunger Free America. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

Subscriber onlyWetland projects to receive $13.9M Continue reading...

Arkansas hog farm seeks to stay state's denial of operating permit

Subscriber onlyAttorneys for C& Hog Farms have filed a request to stay the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's decision to deny the farm a new operating permit to replace its expired one and effectively shut down the farm. Continue reading...

State denies hog farm's revised permit request

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has denied C&H Hog Farms' application for a new operating permit in the Buffalo National River's watershed. Continue reading...

Wintry blast to bring Arkansas mostly cold; part of state has chance for light snow, ice

Subscriber onlyA severe winter storm projected to hit the Midwest and mid-South this weekend will just be starting to grow when it passes through Arkansas tonight. Continue reading...

Environmental notebook

Subscriber onlyFayetteville maps clean-energy path Continue reading...

Hog farm's request for new permit languishing

Subscriber onlySunday was the 640th day since C&H Hog Farms applied for a new permit for its Mount Judea concentrated animal feeding operation, and it remains unclear when the farmers will learn the outcome of their request. Continue reading...

Hog farm's request for new permit languishing

Subscriber onlyToday is the 640th day since C&H Hog Farms applied for a new permit for its Mount Judea concentrated animal feeding operation, and it remains unclear when the farmers will learn the outcome of their request. Continue reading...

2 power failures leave burst pipes, icy offices

Overloaded circuit, squirrels blamed

Subscriber onlyThe temperature didn't change when David Goble stepped from the frigid weather outside into the Arkansas Repertory Theatre building, and that was the first sign things were awry. Continue reading...

Rules weighed for northeast Arkansas

Subscriber onlyWhile poultry litter has been attributed as a source of pollution in the Illinois River in Northwest Arkansas and Oklahoma, it isn't regulated outside of that region in Arkansas. Continue reading...

2 states' river feud clearing up

Phosphorus still high in Illinois, but levels dropping

Subscriber onlyOnce an avid camper and canoeist, Ed Brocksmith no longer visits the Illinois River in east Oklahoma. Continue reading...

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