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Hazardous Waste Generator Reminders
Solid Waste Division Newsletter
Industrial Stormwater Permit Reminders
Water Permits - (miscellaneous) ...
News Articles in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (unless otherwise indicated by #) that may be of interest:
9/21/14 Page 11A - Arkansas' congressional delegation actions
The House and Senate are not scheduled to meet again until after the November election. ...Campaigns ...Mobile Offices (TOP)
Lake Maumelle Watershed
8/27/14 Page 4B - Watershed amendment approved - JPs unanimous in passing changes to zoning regulations ...The text of the amendment can be found ...co.pulaski.ar.us ...or at pulaskicounty.net/pdf/ZoningAmendmentLMWZ728.pdf
8/8/14 Page 1A - Pair heads bid to turn Little Italy into a city ...in the Lake Maumelle watershed.
8/4/14 Page 1B - Team samples streams feeding Lake Maumelle
Mayflower Oil Spill
8/13/14 Page 1B - Class action granted in Exxon oil-spill suit ...lawsuit seeks either cancellation of the easements and removal of the pipeline from their property or a requirement that Exxon replace the pipeline.
7/30/14 Page 1B - Pipeline restarts south of Mayflower rupture - Pegasus pipeline ... southern section, all in Texas, ... was restarted on July 9. (TOP)
Other Water Issues
9/21/14 Page 3B - ...judge ruled that measure asking voters to stop Hot Springs from using De Gray Lake as a supplemental water source will not be on the November ballot ...because it didn't include the phrase "Be it enacted by the people of."
8/12/14 Page 1B - Mercury level high in fish tests ...advisory for Lake Ouachita.
8/6/14 - Park service focused on testing Big Creek ...repeated spikes in E coli ...after big rains ...assessment of E coli in the Buffalo River
8/5/14 Page 2B - Joint meeting focuses on water sources - (Hot Springs officials) ...have asked for a 15.75 million gallon a day allocation from Lake Ouachita
9/21/14 Page 1G - Tyson leads two rivals in EPA violations
9/21/14 Page 1G - Europe not ready to stomach chemicals on U.S. apples
9/21/14 Page 2G - EPA urged to target leaking methane - Environmental groups ...including the Sierra Club ...
8/21/14 - #Arkansas Times# Page 10 - Arkansas's carbon plan draws praise ...Energy efficiency is one of four areas in which states can meet EPA's proposed mandate...
8/5/14 Page 7B - Just drop the line - ...attorney ...has asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission to deny SWEPCO's permit application based on an unproven need.
Alternate Auto fuels
8/24/14 Page 2B - Natural gas station profits said modest - Little Rock's compressed natural gas station has not seen as much business ...as city officials had hoped...
8/24/14 Page 3B - Awaiting repairs, fuel site sitting idle - The (NLR) city-owned compressed natural gas station at ...is out of service ...tractor-trailer struck the pump Aug. 15. (TOP)
7/27/14 Page 10V (River Valley Section) - Cave-closure order extended for five years; forest managers hopeful for cure of deadly bat disease - For more info: http://www.fs.usda.gov /detail/osfnf/notices/?cid=STELPRDB5213741
Endangered Species - Invasive Species
9/21/14 Page 1H - The State of the Birds Report 2014 was released 9/9/14 and is available at www.stateofthebirds.org/
8/27/14 - The Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Arkansas. The discovery may mean adding Arkansas to a federal quarantine that bars movement of firewood and nursery stock out of the quarantined area to slow the insect’s spread. For more info, go to
www.emeraldashborer.info or www.arinvasives.org
7/27/14 Page 2A - Kudzu of South marches on North - As climate warms, the bane spreads
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