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Emily Walkenhorst

General Assignment Reporter

Recent Stories by Emily Walkenhorst

Buffalo basin's hog-farm ban extended

updated: 04/24/2015 10:03 p.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved a third 180-day ban on new medium or large hog farms in the Buffalo National River watershed with no dissent Friday at the commission's monthly meeting.

U.S. dismisses appeal of ruling on hog-farm environmental study

posted: 04/25/2015 3:02 a.m. Discuss

The federal agencies ordered by a judge to redo environmental assessments of C&H Hog Farms in Mount Judea had their subsequent appeal of the decision dismissed Friday.

Environment notebook

posted: 04/25/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

2 districts funded for cleaner buses

Fayetteville takes first for recycling

posted: 04/25/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

Fayetteville won the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's 11th annual Environmental Stewardship Award on Friday for the city's recycling efforts.

Fayetteville takes first for recycling

posted: 04/25/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Fayetteville won the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's annual Environmental Stewardship Award on Friday for the city's recycling efforts.

Environment notebook

posted: 04/24/2015 3:18 a.m. Discuss

Agency names six finalists for award

Hog-farm ban's renewal on commission's agenda

posted: 04/23/2015 3:17 a.m. Comments 2

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission on Friday will consider a third 180-day ban on new medium and large hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed, two days after the governor issued a statement in support of it.

Quapaw leader: No plans for casino on land near LR port

updated: 04/20/2015 12:09 a.m. Comments 3

In a deep, commanding voice, Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma Chairman John Berrey said he feels the presence of his ancestors on the former Thibault plantation southeast of Little Rock.

In twister-hit town, 100 rebuild a place for kids

posted: 04/19/2015 2:35 a.m. Discuss

As Vilonia continues to recover from last year's tornado, more than 100 volunteers took to the soggy, muddy ground Saturday to rebuild a park for the town's growing number of children, making it even better than before.

NLR man found dead in county jail

posted: 04/19/2015 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County sheriff's deputies are investigating the possible suicide of an inmate who was found in an intake unit without a pulse early Saturday, a day after his 50th birthday.

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