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Report: Companies’ Climate Targets Not What They Claim

Among 24 companies, only one had climate plans with "reasonable integrity" while the rest were assessed to be moderate to very low. read more >
Energy / Public Companies

Standard Lithium Sets Up Magnolia Test Plant for Carbon Capture

The plant will assess the “technical and financial viability of capturing CO2 directly from natural gas burning flue-gas streams.” read more >

First Public Global Database of Fossil Fuels Launches

The Global Registry of Fossil Fuels includes data from over 50,000 oil, gas and coal fields in 89 countries. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Business Services / Energy / Government & Politics

USDA Gives Riceland Foods $20M for Climate-Focused Farming Project

Eligible farmers will be provided direct payments to adopt practices set by the Natural Resource Conservation Service. read more >
Entergy recently announced that it wants to stop production at its White Bluff Power Plant in Redfield in 2027 and 2028 instead of spending $1 billion to install scrubbers.
Energy / Government & Politics / Legal

Supreme Court Limits EPA in Curbing Power Plant Emissions

The court's ruling could complicate the Biden administration's plans to combat climate change. read more >
Buddy Hasten

A Nuclear Navy Vet Plots Co-ops’ Course

Vernon “Buddy” Hasten thanks the service for making him an officer and an engineer. Fate and genetics made him sharp, animated and funny. read more >
Buddy Hasten, president and CEO, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. in Little Rock
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Keeping the Lights On With AECC’s Buddy Hasten

The CEO of the electric co-op is sounding the alarm about accountability and reliability in the regional electricity supply. read more >
Bret Carroll, CEO of Conway Corp, says the city-owned utility system has seen growth as a result of diversifying and updating its cable and broadband offerings to customers in the community. 
Construction / Energy / Real Estate

Conway Corp. Takes Solar Plunge With 135-MW Array

The array should help ease Conway's carbon footprint by abating the emissions of about 35,000 fuel-burning cars per year. read more >
Energy / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Real Estate

Standard Lithium to Capture CO2 in South Arkansas

The idea is to further the company's environmentally benign approach to building a different kind of lithium-based battery materials industry in the state. read more >