A student from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has received a research fellowship grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA issued fellowship grants to students pursuing environmental science or other related fields of study at universities and colleges across the nation.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $300,000 to the Arkansas Natural Resource Commission (ANRC) to reduce sediment and phosphorus—enhancing the ecology of the West Fork White River watershed.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping Ark. install, upgrade and replace water infrastructure by recently awarding over $13.5 million. Arkansas Natural Resource Commission will use the funds primarily to provide loan assistance to eligible public water systems to ensure safe drinking water.
Automaker launches ‘Green Dealer Recognition’ program
Certain Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships across the U.S. are showing customers their environmental credentials as part of a new “Green Dealer Recognition” program.
Participating dealers have proven track records in areas such as energy reduction, renewable energy use, water conservation efforts, recycling, on-site nature habitats and community outreach.
Former auto equipment manufacturing site meets cleanup standards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Monroe Auto Equipment Co. site near Paragould, Ark., has been removed from the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites, a list of sites that pose risks to people’s health and the environment. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $14,520 to John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Every year, the P3 program helps student teams pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods to address environmental challenges.