Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Water Division
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arkansas is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program and regulate pollution from agricultural waste runoff through the NPDES general permit for owners and operators of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Arkansas follows the federal requirements for ...