Your Access Point To ADEQ
The Public Outreach and Assistance Division is the place to
start when you don’t know where to go at ADEQ. Our staff can:
Call the ADEQ Help Line: (501) 682-0923
Send Public Outreach and Assistance an E-Mail
Public Participation In ADEQ Permitting
ADEQ’s public outreach team helps
Arkansans participate in environmental permitting processes.
We organize informational open-house
events, public hearings and other meetings. Call us for information about when
and where public hearings will be held, or to get copies of draft permits. We
can answer questions about permitting processes.
Every community has environmental
issues that affect citizens and businesses. Our staff is available to help members
of civic, community and private organizations better understand these issues
and how ADEQ is working to protect Arkansas’ environment.
The Public Outreach and Assistance
Division has a library of informative, lively slide shows and other materials.
We tailor presentations to individual communities and audiences. Let us know
how we can help your organization.
Business And Industry Events
Businesses are often surprised to
learn of the many ways that ADEQ can help them understand and meet their environmental
Let us share information about environmental
permitting, loans for environmental projects and other assistance programs during
your trade show or conference. We tailor booths and informational programs to
your needs. Our presentations range from general overviews of regulations to
detailed how-to’s for permit processes, handling wastes, and other activities.
We offer classroom presentations and activities at school environmental
fairs. We are also happy to help students find environmental information for
Our resources include videos, models to demonstrate environmental
issues such as non-point pollution and landfills, and limited quantities of
activity books, posters and other materials.
Public Outreach Manager
Click on the links below to learn about ADEQ’s specialized education programs:
- Teacher workshops, teaching modules and other resources focusing on waste reduction and recycling.
- Water Education Programs
- National Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is an
international, interdisciplinary, water science and education program
for formal and non-formal educators of K-12 students. The goal of the
Project WET program is to facilitate and promote the awareness,
appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of water resources through the
development and dissemination of classroom ready teaching aids and the
establishment of state and internationally sponsored Project WET
We are committed to working with the news media to inform Arkansans
about the Department’s activities and environmental issues.
Office responds to news media questions and requests for interviews.
here for news releases and other documents.
Public Outreach and Assistance Chief