ADEQ Plans Hearings in Jonesboro and Mountain Home

January 7, 2004 - Posted at 1:54 p.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - The third and fourth in a series of public hearings involving proposed changes to regulations #2 and #6 of the Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology Commission will be held at Jonesboro and Mountain Home during the week of January 12.

Both regulations will be considered at the Mountain Home hearing, which is set for 6 p.m. on January 12 in the Ramada Inn on U.S. 63.  The Jonesboro hearing will consider only regulation #2, and will begin at 6 p.m. on January 15 in the Arkansas State University Convocation Center auditorium.

Regulation #2 pertains to Arkansas water quality standards, while #6 deals with the state's wastewater discharge permitting program.

In addition, copies of proposed regulation changes are available at ADEQ information depositories located at public libraries in Batesville, Blytheville, Forrest City, Jonesboro, Mountain Home, Pocahontas, Searcy and West Memphis.