Clean Line Energy - The US Department of Energy is holding six meetings across Arkansas to take public comments on the project's environmental impact: M 2/9, T 2/10, W 2/11, T 2/17, W 2/18, Th 2/19. See Glen's call for action.
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I-30 Planning through Little Rock area - Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department - Public Involvement Meeting - Thursday January 29, 4 to 7 pm - Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene (Gym), 113 S. Pine, NLR.
Watershed Sediment Reduction - Grants available for parts of Jefferson and Lincoln counties - Landowner meetings Feb. 3 in Pine Bluff and Feb. 4 in Star Ciity; applications due Feb. 20.
ADEQ - water regulations for the Red River - Feb. 9 at 4:30 pm is deadline for written comments. Hearing was on Jan. 26. - Go to News > ADEQ Info page.
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Texas Coal Plants An Issue, Sierra Club Says
By Doug Thompson - NW News - December 30, 2014
Two coal-fired power plants in Texas stand as the most immediate threat to air quality in Northwest Arkansas, said the director of the Sierra Club in Arkansas.
The plants are among seven at issue in a Jan. 15 public hearing in Oklahoma City. The federal Environmental Protection Agency called the hearing after rejecting parts of Texas' plan to gradually reduce the amount of haze-causing sulfur dioxide from the plants.
Glen Hooks, this state's Sierra Club director, said his group will argue at the hearing the sulfur dioxide contributes to haze as far north as Benton and Washington counties and over the federally protected headwaters of the Buffalo National River. ... MORE
|Tue, 02/17/2015||General Meeting||
6:30 PM to 8:00 PMCentral Arkansas Group
3003 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA