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Federal Tipoffs Involving Arkansas Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Corps of Engineers Issues Reminder for Greers Ferry Lake Shoreline Management Plan Comment Period
HEBER SPRINGS, Arkansas, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The Army Corps of Engineers is reminding anyone interested in the Greers Ferry Lake Shoreline Management Plan revision process concerning shoreline allocations around the lake to submit their comments by Sept. 30, 2019. Comments can be mailed to: Greers Ferry Lake SMP Planner, Natural Resources Management Section, USACE, Little Rock District, P.O. Box 867, Little Rock, AR 72203; or email you  more

EPA Approves Revisions to Arkansas Clean Air Plan That Provide Flexibility to Industries
DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 6 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to Arkansas's clean air plan updating state regulations for air permits for factories, industrial boilers, and power plants that are newly built or recently modified. The revisions address Clean Air Act permitting requirements while providing Arkansas additional flexibility for air permits. "States know best how to make reg  more

FCC Media Bureau Issues Order on Nexstar Broadcasting
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- The Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau issued the following order: In the Matter of Application for Renewal of Licenses of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. and Compliance with the Children's Television Act of 1990, as implemented by Section 73.671, and Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii) of the Commission's Rules KARK-TV, Little Rock, Arkansas KFDX-TV, Wichita, Texas NAL/Account No. 201941420002 FRN: 0009961889 File Nos. BRCT-20050131BJU, BRCDT-20130201BAG Facility  more

Generation to Generation: Carrying on C-130 Legacy
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Arkansas, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command issued the following news: By Jayden Ford Every box is checked and the crew is ready to go. The familiar hum of a C-130J engine begins to fill the cockpit as the plane slowly creeps forward, inch by inch. They reach the runway, and the plane's rotors begin to spin vigorously as it darts forward. Within a few moments, the Herk is gliding gracefully through the air. U.S. Air Force Capt. John R  more

MKARNS Navigation Notice No. SWL 19-67 Murray Lock (No.7) Resumes 24-HR Operations
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: Murray Lock (No. 7) NM 125.4 has resumed 24 hour operations. Tow haulage is currently unavailable. Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5739 or you may email CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil. //signed// Kevin J. McDaniels Chief, Operations Division  more

Some Corps Parks Remain Closed Along the Arkansas River
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: Arkansas River visitors are reminded that many Corps of Engineers' parks remain closed because of record flooding this spring. "Several parks along the Arkansas River were severely damaged during the flood," said Col. Eric M. Noe, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. "We're asking visitors to please be patient as we determine the way forward in making repairs and open  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million to Help Improve Critical Commercial Roadway in Pulaski County, Arkansas
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Pulaski County, Arkansas, to extend and improve Zeuber Road in support of future industrial development. The EDA grant, to be matched with more than $3 million in state and local investment, is expected to help create  more