Green Markets Draw Enviro Tech, Solfuels to Delta

Green Markets Draw Enviro Tech, Solfuels to Delta

Two relative newcomers to the Arkansas roster of chemical companies continue to grow their Phillips County operations since setting up shop.
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New Method of Extracting Lithium Makes El Dorado a Golden Prospect This article is available only in print.

There's something in the water in south Arkansas, and a Canadian company is moving in with a new way to get it out, and eventually into cellphone batteries, laptop computers and electric cars.
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UA Professor, Startup Work to Cleanse the World's Water This article is available only in print.

Life comes down to water, and Lauren Greenlee is working on a project she hopes will one day make the world's water supply much cleaner.
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UA Engineering Professor Gets $3.4M Grant

Yue Zhao, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas, has received $3.4 million to advance power electronics research on the nation's electric grid. read more >

Today's Power to Build 1-MW Solar Array for Craighead Co-op

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Apartment Project Trio Spawns $20.3M Sale (Real Deals)

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Amid Clean Air Debate, Entergy To Halt Coal-Burning at Redfield in 2028

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Murphy Oil Reports $46M 2Q Profit

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Midtown LR Storage Property Sells for $9.5 Million

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Promises Are Kept, Paving A Broader Path To College

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Seal Energy Solutions Teams Up With LightWave Solar

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Murphy USA Reports $51.8M Profit for 2Q

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Lack of Funding Continues To Sideline Interstate 49

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