What's New at ADEQ?

Comments Sought on Solid Waste General Permit

ADEQ is accepting written public comments on the proposed renewal of a Solid Waste General Permit for Transfer Stations...

New Asbestos Rules Adopted

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission recently adopted revisions to Regulation 21, the Arkansas Asbestos Abatement Regulation...

ADEQ, Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) Schedule Clean Power Plan Stakeholders Group

The stakeholders group studying the Clean Power Plan will meet on Oct. 9, 2015...

ADEQ Submits Regional Haze Comments

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has submitted its comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the EPA’s proposed Federal Implementation Plan involving the issue of Regional Haze and Interstate Visibility Transport. ADEQ cites a number of issues and objections involving the proposal and requests the EPA to withdraw it...

Air Monitoring at Georgia-Pacific

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

The next Putting Green to Work lunch will feature the sustainability efforts of 2015 ENVY Award finalist Kraft Foods and is set for Oct. 15, 2015 in Fort Smith.

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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