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Wind energy gains ground in Arkansas

By Griffin Coop Photo: SWEPCO
One of Arkansas’s biggest utilities is delivering wind power to thousands of homes in the state, and the company says more is on the way.

Report claims climate in Arkansas has warmed by nearly 2°F over last five decades

By Stacker
Just a degree or two degrees hotter doesn’t seem like a lot. You would barely notice the change on a sunny afternoon, or in the warmth of a cup of coffee. But over time, it’s…

Air pollution in Arkansas remains within federal standards, but activists urge faster progress

By Ashton Ealey Photo: Danny Johnston , AP
Arkansas has not exceeded federal limits for common air pollutants that can harm health or the environment in recent years, according to the latest state report, but environmental advocates say there's still room for improvement.

Northwest Arkansas Land Trust preps for side effects of climate change

By Will Moclair
According to a United Nations Scientific Report, climate change has passed a point of no return in terms of irreversible damage we could be seeing for the next several decades.

Bearden breaks ground on solar project with Today’s Power, Inc.

Photo: Today's Power, Inc. Leslie Holloway
Mayor Ginger Bailey, City Council Members, leaders of Ouachita Electric Cooperative (OECC), and executives at Today's Power, Inc. (TPI) attended the groundbreaking which was held on August 9th at 5:45 pm at one of two…

Arkansas To Get More Electric Power Generated By Renewables

By Chuck Smith Photo: Chuck Smith , Red River Radio News
Electric energy customers in Arkansas will be getting more solar or wind-generated power in the near future.

Abandoned wells a drag on Arkansas

By Ashton Eley
Nearly 80% of Arkansas’ more than 47,300 oil and gas wells sit spent and abandoned, data shows, and Hendrix College professors and students have found that these unused well lands, along with thousands like them…

Entergy Shopping for Lots More Solar and Wind Power

By Kyle Massey
Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest electric utility, is seeking at least 300 megawatts of renewable generation projects to supplement its electrical supply by 2026.

Rural Energy for America grants awarded in Arkansas

By Talk Business and Politics Staff
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Bruce Westerman and Steve Womack—announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded over $90,000 in federal grants to Arkansas-based companies as…

Is climate change making allergy season in Arkansas worse?

By Ashley Godwin
Some are saying warmer weather is causing our allergy season to be worse this year. We find the answer.