Today, Dec. 30, SWEPCO filed notice with the Arkansas Public Service Commission to withdraw its application for approval of the Shipe Road – Kings River transmission line project. SWEPCO’s notice was accompanied by a letter from the Southwest Power Pool stating, “SPP’s comprehensive reevaluation showed that reliability needs in northern Arkansas have significantly decreased compared to previous studies […]
With a total economic impact of $8.42 billion per year in Arkansas in 2013, tourism is the state’s second largest industry. In Northwest Arkansas, 3.37 million visitors per year have made tourism a $1.1 billion industry that generates total revenues of $1,575 per resident. In Carroll County, tourism generates total revenues of $6,284 per resident. This and […]
SWEPCO turned our lives upside down on April 3, 2013, and, ever since, we’ve been going flat-out to set matters right again: On April 3, 2013, SWEPCO presented the Arkansas Public Service Commission with an application for approval to construct a 345 kV transmission line and a new substation in Northwest Arkansas, with the transmission line to follow […]
After a lot more hard work than any of us imagined, this new, redesigned website is finally up and running. We’ve added a lot of new information that is, we hope, easy to find. Take a run through “Quick Facts”! Check out “About Us”, “Who We Are,” “What We Do Now,” and “What We Have […]
Donate & Deduct! Donations to Save the Ozarks are now tax-deductible. The Internal Revenue Service accepted our application for tax-exempt status, so we are a public charity that is exempt from Federal income tax. Save the Ozarks is now qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts.