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State seeks ideas for VW settlement State's haze plan gets EPA support

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Arkansas' poverty rate fell in '16; median income rose at same time, federal figures show

Subscriber onlyThe percentage of Arkansans living below the poverty line has declined to its lowest level since 2005, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

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After 42 years, Arkansas has not carried out plan to protect state waters from degradation

Federal act’s quality standards to protect rivers, lakes run aground in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyMore than 40 years after the passage of the federal Clean Water Act, Arkansas remains one of only two states that hasn't carried out the provision that protects a state's most important waters from degrading. Continue reading...

Funds for Little Rock-area cleanups sitting idle

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Coroner's kindness, dedication recalled

Subscriber onlyWhen Faulkner County Coroner Pat Moore arrived to pronounce the death of a loved one, he always helped comfort the mourners and helped them feel like everything was going to be OK, Moore's colleagues recalled Tuesday. Continue reading...

App offers guide to Eckford's path; Little Rock Nine student’s walk at school part of project

Subscriber onlyThe famous path Elizabeth Eckford took from the northeast corner of the Little Rock Central High School lawn to the bus bench south of the school 60 years ago became an interactive experience for school visitors on a sweltering Monday afternoon. Continue reading...

New state scrap-tire rules sent for review

Subscriber onlyArkansas has moved forward with implementing its new scrap-tire law designed to improve recycling and prevent tire dumps. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

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Arkansas bet sites raided; 24 cited

Slots, dice found in two buildings

Subscriber onlyA resurgent illegal gambling scene in the Pine Bluff area has resulted in the arrests of four people and 20 citations of patrons, police said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

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Agency weighs views on proposal to meet haze-reduction rule

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality finished accepting comments last week on its proposed method of implementing a federal air rule that has been debated by environmental groups and utilities. Continue reading...

Environmental notebook

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Environment notebook

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Environment agency deputy director resigns, is replaced

Subscriber onlyOne of Arkansas’ top environmental officers has resigned. Continue reading...