Tagged: U.s. Environmental Protection Agency

Gas Used at Baxter Plant Draws Attention

Gas Used at Baxter Plant Draws Attention

Health CareLegalTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Gary Beck doesn’t know for certain if his multiple myeloma is linked to his neighbor, a Baxter International plant just blocks away in Mountain Home. read more >

With Two Hoops Cleared, ESP Plant Closer to Reality

With Two Hoops Cleared, ESP Plant Closer to Reality

Whispers

Visions of a $3.5 billion plant to turn natural gas into liquid fuel have tantalized Jefferson County while doubters have touted the project as pie in the sky. With two of four crucial environmental permits in hand, that pie could be going into the oven soon. read more >

Glider Rule Recall Another Bad Idea

Glider Rule Recall Another Bad Idea

Transportation

Gliders were important to independent drivers or small companies because they cost $100,000 compared with $140,000 for a new tractor. Also, because it is a “used” tractor, there was no 12 percent federal excise tax imposed. read more >

EPA: Crittenden County Meets Ozone Standard

EPA: Crittenden County Meets Ozone Standard

Transportation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it plans to approve a state request to designate Crittenden County in northeast Arkansas as having met the federal 2008 ozone standard. read more >

Court Gives EPA Deadline in Regional Haze Plan

Court Gives EPA Deadline in Regional Haze Plan

Legal

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. read more >