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Sanders signs bill that would require LRS to pay $13 million to reopen NABORS landfill

Arkansas's popular Governor has signed HB1744. The bill, which was supported by Arkansas Senator Scott Flippo and Arkansas State Representative Stetson Painter, will require Illinois based LRS to reimburse $13 million to the state for the closure of NABORS Landfill, if the company decides to go ahead with its purchase and reopen the landfill.…

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LRS would be required to pay $13 million to reopen NABORS landfill if new bill signed by Sanders

The Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District’s attempted sale of NABORS landfill to Illinois based company Lakeshore Recycling System (LRS) may soon hit another speed bump if Governor Sarah Huckabee-Sanders signs a new bill amending the state’s environmental law surrounding its Landfill Post-Closure Trust fund. HB1744 was recently given the nod by the Arkansas State Senate…

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Boozman during a senate hearing

Boozman: EPA must include Arkansas in decision-making process

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) called out the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its refusal to allow Arkansas to revise its plan to comply with federal air regulations that continue to be a moving target. “The EPA is great until you disagree with them,” Boozman said at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. “They talk about federal…

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Friends of the North Fork and White River respond to NABORS landfill claims

Following the Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District’s public meeting at NABORS landfill last week, the Friends of the North Fork and White River have released an official statement questioning and rebutting some of claims made by officials. It was announced that the sale of NABORS landfill, and the likelihood of it taking on more trash,…

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Baxter Lab in Mountain Home, Arkansas sits off Highway 201

Ads targeting blood cancer patients over emissions from Baxter Lab begin to circulate on social media

It’s interesting which ads pop up on social media feeds from time to time. Recently, an ad from Tosi Law has been showing up on Facebook and Twitter, asking Mountain Home residents if they’ve been diagnosed with blood cancer and suspect exposure to ethylene oxide while working at or living near the Baxter Healthcare plant…

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