What's New at ADEQ?

Bids Sought for Implementing Corrective Action at Old C&L Landfill

The Arkansas Building Authority, on behalf of the ADEQ has issued an Invitation for Bids seeking qualified contractors to bid on the second phase of a corrective action plan for the former C&L Landfill in Washington County which will involve a number of corrective action activities. Information on the project and instructions on how to submit bids can be found by clicking the link. The deadline for submitting bids is 2 p.m. (Central Time) June 2, 2015...

Hazardous Waste Management & Pollution Prevention Workshops Set

ADEQ is presenting six free 90-minute workshops on the proper storage and management of hazardous waste, the proper storage of universal waste, and basic best management practices to prevent pollution, reduce waste and energy, and operate more efficiently. The workshops will be held around the state between March and August...

Go RED! Diesel Retrofit Funding Available

Diesel emissions result in increased nitrogen oxides, particulate matter, carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons in the air. These compounds can cause serious health concerns especially for children, the elderly and people with respiratory problems...

Air Monitoring at Georgia-Pacific

Georgia-Pacific, in cooperation with Region 6 of the EPA, ADEQ, and ADH is voluntarily conducting an ambient air monitoring assessment for hydrogen sulfide in Crossett...

Deadline for EPA’s proposed regional haze plan for Arkansas extended

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published its proposed regional haze Federal Implementation Plan for the state of Arkansas in April 2015. The original comment period was scheduled to close on May 16, 2015, but ADEQ and a number of stakeholders requested an extension because of the complex nature of the proposed plan and its accompanying documentation, and due to the magnitude of the potential impact of the proposed plan. EPA granted the requested 60-day extension and the new comment deadline is July 15, 2015....

The next Putting Green to Work lunch features the 2015 Arkansas Environmental Stewardship Award Winner – the City of Fayetteville Recycling Program and is set for June 18, 2015.

The Wastewater Operator Licensing Training Hours Submittal Form is due June 30.

The City of Fayetteville was named the 2015 winner of the Arkansas Environmental Stewardship Award on April 24 after the monthly meeting of the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission at ADEQ’s headquarters in North Little Rock.

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