Tagged: u.s. environmental protection agency

Court Gives EPA Deadline in Regional Haze Plan

by Mark Friedman 11/3/2015 4:10 pm

A U.S. District Court judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency has until Aug. 31 to approve a regional haze plan for Arkansas, which the Sierra Club said should have been done years ago.

Sierra Club Sues EPA over Haze from Louisiana Coal Plants

by Associated Press 9/23/2015 7:05 am

The Sierra Club is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force the regulator to make sure Louisiana's coal-powered plants cut down on haze-causing pollution, and thereby clear up the skies above wilderness areas in Louisiana and Arkansas.

John Brown University Receives Federal Grant for Water Purification in Guatemala

by Associated Press 10/16/2014 11:18 am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $14,520 grant to John Brown University for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala.

Fort Smith Awaits Word on Possible Federal Suit Over Sewer System

by Marty Cook 10/13/2014 12:00 am

The Fort Smith Board of Directors approved a resolution Oct. 7 to continue with the city’s program to improve its sewer system.

EPA Awards Nearly $3M to Protect Water Quality

by Associated Press 9/3/2014 1:45 pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $3 million to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to support management of nonpoint-source water pollution.

Ozone Standard Threatens Arkansas (Feedback)

by Charles M. Miller 8/25/2014 12:00 am

How does the government expect the companies we advise to comply with a regulation when the agency pushing the rule sees no path toward meeting its standard?

State Utilities, Regulators Look at Scope of Carbon Regulations

by Associated Press 6/25/2014 2:24 pm

Utility executives, environmentalists and state regulators are working to understand the scope of coming federal regulations that are expected to force Arkansas to cut its climate-warming air pollution by nearly 45 percent by 2030.

Norphlet Site Recommended for Superfund List

by Associated Press 12/12/2013 7:08 am

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing that a former oil refinery site in Union County be added to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites.

Conway Council Considers Purchase Of Scrap Yard Site

by Jordan King 6/10/2013 12:00 am

The Conway City Council recently signaled its interest in buying the 1.23-acre site of the Conway Scrap Metal Yard at 1110 Spencer St., despite a number of environmental concerns.