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ADEQ Submits Regional Haze Comments

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has submitted its comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 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...

ADEQ Announces 2015 E-waste Grant Round

Applications are being accepted until September 1, 2015, for the annual Electronic waste grant round. Approximately $200,000 in grant funds are expected to be awarded by the ADEQ this year...

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 September...

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 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.

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

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