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Emily Walkenhorst

General Assignment Reporter

Recent Stories by Emily Walkenhorst

City directors to hear appeal of waste plant planned for subdivision just west of Little Rock

posted: 12/05/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

An appeal of the Little Rock Planning Commission's rejection of a proposed wastewater treatment plant just outside of city limits will be heard by the city board Tuesday night.

Environment notebook

posted: 12/05/2016 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Group wants time with hog-farm data

State agency gets hog-farm drilling results

posted: 12/02/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A contractor has turned over to the state the results of its tests to determine whether a hog farm in Mount Judea is leaking manure into the ground, but the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality said it is not ready to interpret the results, agency officials said Thursday.

Sides file in manure-use dispute; judge to decide whether Arkansas farmer must acquire new permit

posted: 12/01/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Parties in a case appealing Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality-approved permit changes on a property in the Buffalo River watershed filed briefs this week.

Nature preserve for public use planned near Buffalo River

posted: 11/30/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

The Nature Conservancy has purchased 1,425 acres of land near the Buffalo National River to create a nature preserve for public use, the group announced Tuesday.

States, including Arkansas, miss goal; Gulf's 'dead zone' unchecked

posted: 11/27/2016 5:03 a.m. Comment 1

Fifteen years after Arkansas and 11 other states set a goal of shrinking an oxygen-starved area of the Gulf Coast to 1,900 square miles, the area is still a few times larger.

Hog farm data’s release date set

posted: 11/26/2016 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality on Dec. 1 will receive the results of a drilling study conducted at C&H Hog Farms in Mount Judea, the department said Wednesday.

Hog-farm data's release date set

posted: 11/24/2016 4:01 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality on Dec. 1 will receive the results of a drilling study conducted at C&H Hog Farms in Mount Judea, the department said Wednesday.

EPA rule overlooks progress, state says

posted: 11/24/2016 1:07 a.m. Discuss

The Environmental Protection Agency should reconsider its plan for implementing the 1999 Regional Haze Rule in Arkansas that affects electrical utilities, the state argued in a petition filed Tuesday before the EPA.

EPA rule overlooks progress, state says

posted: 11/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Environmental Protection Agency should reconsider its plan for implementing the 1999 Regional Haze Rule in Arkansas that affects electrical utilities, the state argued in a petition filed Tuesday before the EPA.

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