Tagged: buffalo national river

Fouling a National River Is Bad for Business (Vic Snyder & Ed Bethune Commentary)

by Ed Bethune and Vic Snyder 4/27/2015 12:00 am

Recently, food giant Cargill placed a hog factory in the watershed of America’s first National River. The Buffalo River in the Arkansas Ozarks was deemed to be of such unique ecological value that congressional Republicans and Democrats joined together to preserve it.

Moratorium On Hog Farms in Buffalo River Watershed

by Associated Press 4/29/2014 3:06 pm

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission is to consider changing rules to ban big hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed.

Arkansas National Parks Create $138.9M in Economic Benefit in 2012, Down From 2011

by Lee Hogan 3/5/2014 9:20 pm

A new report by the National Park Service shows more than 2.7 million people spent $138.9 million and supported 2,014 jobs while visiting Arkansas’ national parks in 2012.

Locals on Buffalo River Feel Pinch of Federal Budget Cuts

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2013 12:00 am

Multiple restrooms operated by the National Park Service along the Buffalo have been closed and the closures are presumably related to federal budget cuts.