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Federal Tipoffs Involving Arkansas Newsletter for Sunday September 15, 2019 ( 4 items )  

EPA Withdraws Federal Plan, Approves Changes to Arkansas' Clean-Air Plan for Regional Haze
DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 10 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to the state of Arkansas' clean-air plan for regional haze and withdrew a portion of the federal regional haze plan. The state plan addresses emissions that impact visibility at national parks and wilderness areas in Arkansas and downwind states. The revisions address Clean Air Act requirements for particulate matter and sul  more

MKARNS Navigation Notice SWL 19-69 Intermitttent Delays -Dardanelle Lock and Dam (No. 10) NM 205.5
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Sept. 11 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Little Rock District issued the following news release: REVISION TO NAVIGATION NOTICE SWL 19-24 INTERMITTENT DELAYS DARDANELLE LOCK AND DAM (NO. 10) NM 205.5 MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM Concrete saw-cutting on Dardanelle's lock walls has resumed, and should be complete by the end of September 2019. During this time mariners may experience intermittent delays of up to 12 hours, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. M  more

NASS - Delta Regional Field Office: USDA to Survey Milk Producers
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Delta Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Milk producers across the country, including Arkansas producers, will receive a survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), as the agency collects information for the October Milk Production report. "NASS surveys a sample of milk producers quarterly to create an accu  more

Western Area Power Administration: Three Regional Utilities Announce Decision to Join Southwest Power Pool Market
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Sept. 9 -- The Western Area Power Administration issued the following news release: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) announced Sept. 9 their decision to join Southwest Power Pool's (SPP) Western Energy Imbalance Service (WEIS) market. When SPP launches the WEIS in February 2021, it will become the market administrator for these and potentially other utilities in the west.   more