Solid Waste Licensing Committee
The Arkansas Solid Waste Licensing Committee is an advisory committee to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) and DEQ.
The committee has the power and duty to:
- Conduct inquiries and establish findings necessary to advise the commission and DEQ on irregularities encountered in the management of the licensing program
- Conduct inquiries and establish facts necessary to advise the commission and DEQ on the actions of licensees
- Recommend administrative sanctions, including but not limited to the suspension and revocation of licenses, as necessary to promote the professional integrity of solid waste licenses
Eight committee members are appointed by the commission and represent various government or industry groups. The 9th member, employed by DEQ, is appointed by the director.
SW Licensing Committee Members
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|Jennifer Parslow, Executive Secretary||(501) 682-0860||DEQ||October 2, 2023|
|Jonathan Shane Ellis||(870) 673-5746||Riceland Foods, Inc.||May 23, 2022|
|Billy G. Sawyer||(501) 318-8243||Garland County||July 1, 2022|
|Joseph Hopper, Vice Chair||(501) 450-6155||City of Conway||February 26, 2024|
|Jeffery Barfield||(870) 845-2866||Upper Southwest RSWMD||May 23, 2024|
|Jodi A. Reynolds-Coffelt||(501) 993-8966||Waste Management of Arkansas, Inc.||May 23, 2024|
|Wendy D. Bland||(479) 795-0751||Benton County Solid Waste District||May 23, 2024|
|Randy Harper, Chair||(870) 574-4550||Arkansas Environmental Training Academy||June 21, 2024|
SW Licensing Committee Meeting Schedule
Meetings are at the call of the chairman but are usually scheduled for 10:30 a.m. every three months at DEQ's headquarters.
SW Licensing Committee Meeting Dates
|May 18, 2022||10:30 a.m.||DEQ, 5301 Northshore Drive, Room 1E09|
|August 11, 2022||10:30 a.m.||DEQ, 5301 Northshore Drive, Room 1E09|
|November 3, 2022||10:30 a.m.||DEQ, 5301 Northshore Drive, Room 1E09|