News Releases


 
Date Title Division
11/17/2017  Ash Grove Public Hearing Scheduled 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) will hold a public hearing Monday, November 27, 2017 in Foreman, Arkansas. (more)
Land
11/17/2017  PC&EC December Meeting Canceled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission’s regular meeting scheduled for December 1, 2017, has been canceled. (more)
Commission
11/09/2017  SW Licensing Board Meeting 
The Arkansas Solid Waste Licensing Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at ADEQ Headquarters. (more)
Land
11/07/2017  Third-Party Public Hearing set for Regulation 2 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will hold a public hearing in Huntsville on November 13, 2017, to receive comments on a third-party proposal by the City of Huntsville to change APC&EC Regulation 2. (more)
Commission
11/06/2017  BBRAC Website Launched 
The Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee (BBRAC) announces the launch of its website on Monday, November 6, 2017. (more)
Water
11/03/2017  Dr. Bob Blanz to Serve on Two EPA Boards 
Dr. Bob Blanz, Chief Technical Officer of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), has been selected to serve on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) and Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC). (more)
11/03/2017  Wastewater Licensing Committee to Meet 
he Arkansas Wastewater Licensing Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on November 8, 2017 at ADEQ. (more)
Land
11/02/2017  ADEQ Schedules Compliance Assistance Workshop Date 
ADEQ will present a free workshop on regulatory compliance assistance Tuesday, November 7, 2017. (more)
Office of Land
10/25/2017  Storage Tanks Advisory Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on October 31, 2017, at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Headquarters. (more)
Land
10/19/2017  Nutrient Trading Advisory Group to Meet 
The state Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel (NWQTAP) will meet at 1:30 p.m. October 23, 2017. (more)
Commission
10/17/2017  Commission Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will meet at 9:00 a.m. on October 27, 2017. (more)
Commission
10/12/2017  Public Comment Period on Draft 2018 Assessment Methodology 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) today announces a thirty (30) day public comment period for the Draft 2018 Assessment Methodology. (more)
Water
10/09/2017  Media Advisory Damco Landfill 
The ADEQ will hold a meeting and offer a site tour that will be open to the media for the Damco Landfill. This meeting will showcase the progress of the on-site work with a guided site tour. (more)
Land
10/09/2017  Media Advisory NABORS Landfill tour 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) will hold a meeting and offer a site tour that will be open to the media for the NABORS Landfill. (more)
Land
09/21/2017  Dine and Discover 
As part of the Arkansas Environmental Education Association's (AEEA) "Dine and Discover Series," the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is hosting an educational walking tour of the wetlands surrounding Cook's Landing Park and a portion of ADEQ's grounds. (more)
ADEQ
09/20/2017  Storage Tanks Advisory Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 26, 2017, at Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. (more)
Land
09/18/2017  September APC&EC Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 22, 2017. (more)
Commission
09/11/2017  ADEQ Seeks Input on VW Mitigation Plan 
ADEQ is seeking public input on the development of a plan to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) in Arkansas. (more)
Air
09/01/2017  State Agencies Modify Fuel Requirements 
In response to Hurricane Harvey, the Arkansas Agriculture Department and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) have worked together to seek relief from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on fuel requirements for Low Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) to address fuel supply emergencies in the region. (more)
Director
08/28/2017  ADEQ Joins the Great Arkansas River Cleanup 
ADEQ is joining the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission to clean up a stretch of the Arkansas River as part of the Sixth Annual Great Arkansas River Cleanup on Saturday, September 9, 2017. (more)
ADEQ
08/23/2017  Storage Tanks Advisory Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on August 29, 2017 at ADEQ. (more)
Land
08/22/2017  August Commission Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will meet at 9:00 a.m. on August 25, 2017. (more)
Commission
08/18/2017  Solid Waste Licensing Committee to Meet 
The Arkansas Solid Waste Licensing Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017. (more)
Land
08/15/2017  ADEQ Schedules Compliance Assistance Workshops Dates 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) will present a free workshop on regulatory compliance assistance Wednesday, August 23, 2017. (more)
ADEQ
08/07/2017  Arkansas Wastewater Licensing Committee to Meet 
The Arkansas Wastewater Licensing Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on August 9th, 2017, at ADEQ Headquarters. (more)
Land
08/03/2017  Public Input Requested for Crittended County Ozone Plan 
ADEQ is requesting public input on the development of a plan to enact voluntary measures and actions in Crittenden County to ensure continued maintenance of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone. (more)
Air
07/31/2017  ADEQ Supports Local Sustainable Music Festival 
ADEQ is partnering with Homegrown on the River to promote sustainable practices during the 2017 Homegrown on the River Music Festival, held August 3rd through 5th at Byrd’s Outdoor Adventure Center on the Mulberry River in Ozark. (more)
ADEQ
07/26/2017  BBRAC Meeting Advisory 
The Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee will hold its third quarter meeting at ADEQ. (more)
Water
07/25/2017  Public Hearing Scheduled for Regulation 16 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will hold a public hearing in North Little Rock on Monday, July 31, 2017, to receive comments on proposed revisions to APC&EC Regulation 16. (more)
Commission
07/21/2017  APC&EC July Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will meet July 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (more)
Commission
07/14/2017  BBRAC July Meeting Scheduled 
The Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee will hold its third quarter meeting at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). (more)
Water
07/11/2017  Regulation 23 Public Hearing Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will hold a public hearing in North Little Rock Thursday, July 13, 2017, to receive comments on proposed revisions to APC&EC Regulation 23. (more)
Commission
06/23/2017  Asbestos Abatement Grants Presentations Scheduled 
ADEQ Director Becky Keogh will present checks for asbestos abatement grants to the City of Arkadelphia and to Howard County on June 28, 2017. (more)
Air
06/22/2017  Storage Tank Advisory Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on June 27, 2017. (more)
Land
06/16/2017  June Commission Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will meet June 23, 2017. (more)
Commission
06/13/2017  Energy Office Hosts Breakfast Workshop 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Office of Energy is hosting the Little Rock Energy Code Breakfast on Thursday, June 15th, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Commission Room at ADEQ headquarters, 5301 Northshore Drive, in North Little Rock. (more)
Energy
06/06/2017  Stakeholder Input Sought for Storage Tanks Regulations 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is seeking stakeholder input on proposed revisions to regulations governing regulated storage tanks in Arkansas. (more)
Land
06/05/2017  NGV Road Rally 
The Arkansas Clean Cities Coalition, a program of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Office of Energy, is proud to announce that it will host a stop on the 2nd annual “From Sea-to-Shining-Sea” Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) Road Rally Across America. (more)
Energy
05/24/2017  Solid Waste Licensing Committee Meeting Scheduled 
Solid Waste Licensing Committee to meet Thursday, May 25, 2017. (more)
Land
05/15/2017  BBRAC Meeting Tuesday  Water
05/11/2017  Marketing Board Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas State Marketing Board for Recyclables will meet on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (more)
Land
05/09/2017  May Commission Meeting Scheduled 
Commission meeting will meet Thursday, May 25, 2017 at ADEQ Headquarters (more)
Commission
05/05/2017  Winners Announced for the 2017 ADEQ Environmental Awards 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality announced the winners of the 2017 Environmental Awards at the State Capitol. (more)
ADEQ
05/02/2017  BBRAC Meeting Scheduled at ADEQ 
The Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee (BBRAC) will meet at ADEQ on May 16, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the ADEQ Headquarters Commission Room located at 5301 Northshore Drive in North Little Rock. (more)
Water
04/28/2017  Air Quality Awareness Week 
ADEQ's Office of Air Quality will spotlight topics of interest on ADEQ’s website and social media from May 1 through May 5, 2017, to commemorate national Air Quality Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Be Air Aware.” (more)
Air
04/28/2017  Finalists Selected for 2017 Environmental Awards 
Finalists have been selected for the 2017 Envionmental Awards. (more)
ADEQ
04/26/2017  Regulated Storage Waste Management and Pollution Webinar 
ADEQ will present a free webinar on regulated waste management and pollution prevention at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (more)
Land
04/25/2017  Pollution Prevention and Training Established 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) will co-sponsor a two-day training on pollution prevention and Lean business practices. (more)
ADEQ
04/21/2017  APC&EC Meeting For April Canceled 
Commission meeting for April has been canceled. (more)
Commission
04/20/2017  Storage Tanks Advisory Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on April 25, 2017, at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Headquarters, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock. (more)
Land
04/17/2017  Energy Office Hosts Home Energy Score Trainings 
The Arkansas Energy Office (AEO) will host in-person trainings on April 25th through April 27, 2017, for home energy professionals, at the ADEQ Headquarters. (more)
Energy
04/14/2017  Union County Landfill Public Meeting 
ADEQ will hold a public meeting on Monday, April 24, 2017, to discuss the Assessment of Corrective Measures (ACM) for remedying impacts to groundwater at the Union County Class 1 Landfill located in Union County (more)
Land
04/13/2017  Food Waste Forum Scheduled 
ADEQ and the Arkansas Recycling Coalition invite food service professionals and others interested in learning how Arkansas campuses are diverting tons of wasted food from landfills to attend �Reducing Food Waste: A Forum for Colleges and Universities.� (more)
ADEQ
03/31/2017  Meeting Scheduled for BFI Landfill 
ADEQ will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to discuss the Assessment of Corrective Measures (ACM) for remedying impacts to groundwater at the BFI Landfill located in Pulaski County. (more)
Land
03/31/2017  Meeting Scheduled to Discuss BFI Landfill 
ADEQ will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to discuss the Assessment of Corrective Measures (ACM) for remedying impacts to groundwater at the BFI Landfill located in Pulaski County. (more)
03/23/2017  ADEQ Accepts GoRED! Application 
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is continuing to accept applications for grants from the 2016–2017 round of funding for the Go RED! (Reduce Emissions from Diesels) program. (more)
Air
03/22/2017  Storage Tanks Advisory Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. on March 28, 2017, at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Headquarters. (more)
Land
03/20/2017  PC&EC Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will meet March 24, 2017, at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Headquarters Commission Room. (more)
Commission
03/08/2017  Hearing Scheduled for Third-Party Regulation Hearing 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will hold a public hearing in Fayetteville on March 27, 2017, to receive comments on a third-party proposal by the City of Fayetteville Paul R. Noland Wastewater Treatment Plant (Noland WWTP) to change APC&EC Regulation 2. (more)
03/03/2017  Hearing Set for Proposed Change to Regulation 2 
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) will hold a public hearing in Hope on March 20, 2017. (more)
02/22/2017  Solid Waste Licensing Committee Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Solid Waste Licensing Committee will meet Thursday, February 23, 2017, at ADEQ Headquarters. (more)
02/21/2017  Marketing Board Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas State Marketing Board for Recyclables will meet Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Morrilton. (more)
02/21/2017  Public Meeting and Hearing Date Established for C&H Hog Farms Draft Permit 
ADEQ to hold public meeting and hearing in Jasper, AR on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, to receive public comments on a proposed draft permit for storage and land application of liquid waste. (more)
02/17/2017  APC&EC February Meeting Canceled 
Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission meeting for February has been canceled. (more)
02/08/2017  Reminder for Environmental Awards Applications is Nearing 
Deadline to submit applications to ADEQ for two environmental awards is quickly approaching. (more)
01/25/2017  Storage Tanks Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled 
The Arkansas Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. January 31, 2017 at ADEQ. (more)
01/24/2017  Updated Agenda for Commission Meeting 
Updated Agenda for APC&E COmmission Meeting (more)
01/23/2017  ADEQ Hosts Career Tour for Local Students 
ADEQ recently hosted a career tour for students from Maumelle High School. (more)
01/23/2017  Commission Meeting Scheduled for January 27, 2017 
APC&EC Meeting Scheduled for January 27, 2017 (more)
01/19/2017  ADEQ's Review of Drilling Study Finds No Evidence of Release 
ADEQ completed its review of the C&H Hog Farms Drilling Study Report. ADEQ’s review found no evidence of a release from the storage ponds. (more)
01/09/2017  ADEQ Schedules Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee Meeting 
ADEQ will host the first Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee meeting on January 17, 2017 (more)
01/03/2017  ADEQ Presents Free Webinar on Regulated Solid Waste 
ADEQ will present a free webinar on regulated waste management and pollution prevention Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (more)