Transparency? Possible problems at C&H

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

Following an Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) study at the C&H hog facility by scientists from the University of Oklahoma it was discovered, through Freedom of Information Act requests, that there are signs the sewage ponds at C&H may be leaking.  This information was not known to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) until it was revealed by the Buffalo … Read More

“Witches Discovered on the Buffalo River” BRWA February Newsletter

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

After the Alliance February newsletter was published, the Small Business Administration and the Farm Services Agency  issued their FONSI (Finding of No Significant Impact).  This finding was reached following another superficial environmental assessment (EA) supposedly reviewing the impact a 6,500 hog facility is having, or could potentially have, on Big Creek, a major tributary of the Buffalo National River.  This … Read More

EA Underway, Permit Modifications, Celebrate the Buffalo and More.

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

News from the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance C&H works to modify the “State-of-the-art” hog factory In the past few months C&H has requested permission from the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to make modifications to its “state-of-the-art” hog facility located next to Mt. Judea School and on a major tributary of the Buffalo National River. Maybe you’ve heard about … Read More

CAFO Controversy – Late April Update

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

Scroll down to read about 1. A Permit Modification Request 2. Extension of Moratorium on Hog CAFOs (Confined Animal Feeding Operation) in the Buffalo River watershed. 3. How $740,000 of your money is being spent. 4. A commemoration and float trip to honor a champion of the Buffalo National River 1. C & H Hog CAFO Permit Modification Request Owners of … Read More

Lawsuit win means problem on the Buffalo solved. Right?

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

Lawsuit win means problem on the Buffalo solved. Right? Wrong! Read below.   Buffalo River Watershed Alliance Early March Report (2015)   In this issue: Lawsuit Update/The Appeal C&H requests permit modification including public comment period BRWA Continues Outreach and Education efforts Ways you can help     Lawsuit Update/The Appeal Some folks have assumed, with the announcement of the … Read More