State denies permit to Arkansas hog farm near Buffalo River
VENDOR, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas environmental regulatory agency denied a permit for a hog farm Monday because of concerns that pig waste might be contaminating the nearby Buffalo River.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued a final decision that C&H Hog Farm in Vendor can no longer operate. Its decision followed a period of public comment after the department initially denied the permit for the farm in September.
The department first denied the farm's permit in Janu...