Tagged: epa

High Court to Review EPA Mercury Limits

by Mark Sherman, The Associated Press 11/25/2014 4:42 pm

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

Meeting Set for Carbon Pollution Stakeholders

by Associated Press 9/22/2014 3:32 pm

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and the Arkansas Public Service Commission are meeting next month over the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.

Asa Hutchinson Vows to Join Lawsuit Challenging EPA Ruling

by Associated Press 8/4/2014 4:15 pm

Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson is vowing to join a lawsuit challenging the federal's government's proposed rules for power-plant pollution that are aimed at reducing global warming.

Asa Hutchinson Vows to Fight EPA on Clean Air Rules

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/4/2014 3:23 pm

Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson is vowing to join a lawsuit challenging the federal's government's proposed rules for power-plant pollution that are aimed at reducing global warming.

PSC, AEDQ Meeting to Discuss Carbon Pollution Reduction

by Associated Press 6/10/2014 7:40 am

A meeting is set at which utilities and Arkansas officials are to discuss new federal rules that are to reduce carbon pollution.

Burn, Baby, Burn (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 6/4/2014 1:00 pm

On Tuesday President Obama unveiled new carbon emission standards for power plants, giving Arkansas the unprecedented ability to determine its own plan for meeting those standards. The political and economic challenges in Arkansas are significant, and the outcomes will greatly influence our collective future.

Obama Carbon Rule Gives States More Time to Comply

by Associated Press 6/2/2014 9:59 am

In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.

Mississippi County to Receive EPA Help in Anticipation of Big River Steel

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2013 9:08 am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will offer technical assistance to Mississippi County in anticipation of redevelopment opportunities related to the Big River Steel mill project.