Exxon Mobil pipeline oil spill, Mayflower, AR, March 2013 (AJ Zolten)

Exxon Tar Sands Pipeline Ruptures in Arkansas, Forcing Evacuations and Threatening Wildlife (UPDATE)

An Exxon Mobil pipeline carrying tar sands oil from Canada spilled in Arkansas on Friday, sending thousands of gallons of heavy crude oil flowing through residential streets outside Little Rock, …

Fayetteville, Arkansas Celebrates Certification as a Community Wildlife Habitat

The weather didn’t cooperate when Fayetteville, Arkansas celebrated their recent certification as the first National Wildlife Federation Certified Community Wildlife Habitat in the state of Arkansas, but area residents were unfazed. They …

NWF's Doug Inkley Discusses Bird Deaths on CNN

NWF Scientist Discusses Bird Deaths on CNN

Dr. Doug Inkley says the mass bird deaths are unusual – but not unheard of.

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Mass Die Off of Birds and Fish in Arkansas

Something strange is going on in Arkansas.  On New Years Eve close to 5,000 dead birds dropped out of the skies over a square mile in a town called Beebe.  …

Dirty Air Act Backers Feeling the Heat

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) already took a public drubbing when she introduced the so-called Dirty Air Act. Now, three more senators are in the line of fire for co-sponsoring her bill.

Promising News from Arkansas for Senate Climate Bill

As Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman unveiled their Senate clean energy and climate framework yesterday, prospects for progress got a boost from Arkansas Senators Lincoln and Pryor.

Wood Storks Make Rare Appearances In Arkansas

Wood stork populations have been increasing in Florida and other gulf states but they also seem to be moving up to Arkansas these days. Joe Mosby at the reports: …

Grassroots or Astroturf?

Warning. A public relations firm hired four months ago by the Alaska State Legislature–see story here–could be coming soon to a media outlet near you. Pac/West Communications set up a …

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