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ADEQ Submits Comments to EPA on Proposed Ozone Standards

ADEQ is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to retain the current ground-level ozone standard, rather than implement a proposed new standard. In a letter dated March 16 from Director Becky W. Keogh to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, ADEQ cites several reasons for retaining the current primary and secondary ozone standards...

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...

Construction Stormwater Permit Workshops Scheduled in Conway and Fort Smith

Controlling stormwater and erosion at construction sites protects Arkansas’s streams and helps contractors avoid potentially costly problems. ADEQ’s Water Division staff will be on hand at two upcoming workshops to discuss stormwater permits, best management practices and more...

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...

The next Putting Green to Work lunch features the City of Fayetteville and is set for March 26, 2015.

Environmentally Speaking is a column addressing ways we can preserve and protect our environment.

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