Newsroom: Press Release Archive: December 2007

Dec. 31, 2007

ADEQ Enters Into Consent Order with Sahuarita for Wastewater Treatment Problems

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ and the Town of Sahuarita have entered into a consent order to address issues with the town's wastewater treatment system.
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Dec. 24, 2007

San Manuel Area Officially Designated as Meeting Federal Clean Air Requirement for Sulfur Dioxide

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has officially determined that the San Manuel area in Pinal County northeast of Tucson has met federal health standard for sulfur dioxide and has re-designated the area as being in "attainment" with the standard.
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Dec. 20, 2007

ADEQ Director Owens Announces $175,000 Penalty for Rinker Materials for Air Quality Violations in Gila, Pima and Yuma Counties

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens today announced that United Metro Materials, Inc. and Tanner Companies (Yuma), Inc., doing business as Rinker Materials, will pay a $175,000 civil penalty for air quality violations at five facilities in Gila, Pima and Yuma counties.
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Dec. 20, 2007

ADEQ Director Owens, Attorney General Goddard Announce Record $12 Million Civil Environmental Settlement

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens and Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a $12.1 million civil environmental settlement, the largest in state history.
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Dec. 14, 2007

ADEQ Withdraws Draft Hazardous Waste Permit for Talley Defense Systems Facility in Mesa

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the department is withdrawing a proposed draft hazardous waste permit for Talley Defense Systems' Mesa facility and that the department is giving close scrutiny to Talley's request to burn waste materials at the facility.
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Dec. 11, 2007

ADEQ Director Owens Announces Brownfields and Recycling Grant Workshop in Yuma

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ will play host to a free workshop on brownfields and recycling grants funding opportunities Thursday Dec. 20 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Yuma County Public Works Department, 4343 S. Ave 5 1/2 East.
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Dec. 3, 2007

ADEQ Director Owens Announces $50,000 Brownfields Grant to City of Globe for Mountain View Mobile Home Estates Site

PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens today announced that ADEQ is awarding a $50,000 Brownfields grant to the City of Globe in Gila County to perform an environmental site assessment on 17 acres that the city wants to develop into a mixed-use industrial park.
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