Hearing set in Ark. over Buffalo River permits

YELLVILLE (AP) - A public hearing will be held in Yellville to receive comments on the proposed renewal of 2 wastewater discharge permits for National Park Service facilities located on the Buffalo River.

The event is set for Oct. 1 and begins at 6 p.m. at the Yellville-Summit school district cafeteria.

The affected facilities are the Buffalo Point Lower Plant and the Buffalo Point Upper Plant -both located about 17 miles south of Yellville.

Both facilities discharge treated wastewater to the Buffalo River.

Oral and written comments will be accepted at the hearing, but written comments are preferred in the interest of accuracy.

A copy of the proposed draft permits can be found on the ADEQ website.

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