Maumelle Local Business
Local business in Maumelle, AR
Friday Aug 21 | via Arkansas Times
ONE OF A KIND: Will the state ensure that C&H remains the only sizable hog farm in the Buffalo watershed? The AP reports that the Legislative Council has approved a compromise regulation creating a five-year ban on new construction of medium-to-large hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed. It won't affect the operations of the existing C&H Hog Farm near Mt. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via Arkansas Times
U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker today signed off on a settlement agreement between ExxonMobil and several state and federal entities concerning the 2013 rupture of the Pegasus pipeline in Mayflower. The agreement awards around a combined $5 million in fines, legal fees and an environmental remediation project, and was based in part on the amount of oil spilled in the disaster. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A federal judge signed a $5 million agreement Wednesday among the operators of an oil pipeline, the state and the federal government to end a lawsuit filed over a rupture that sent 3,190 barrels of oil oozing onto Arkansas land and water in 2013. U.S. District Judge Kris Baker said the agreement complies with the Clean Water Act and is fair to Exxon Mobil Corp. and the governments. Comment?
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