Newsroom: Press Release Archive: August 2008

Aug. 29, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Partnership for Recycling with Arizona State University at Sun Devil Football Games
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens today announced that ADEQ is teaming up with Arizona State University to implement and promote recycling at all ASU home football games at Sun Devil Stadium this season.
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Aug. 29, 2008
ADEQ Proposes Air Quality Permit Revision for Safford Mine in Graham County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is proposing a revision to the air quality permit for the Freeport-McMoRan mine near Safford in Graham County.
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Aug. 28, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Renews Partnership with University of Arizona to Promote Recycling at Sports Events
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens today announced that for the second straight season, ADEQ is teaming up with the University of Arizona to promote and implement recycling at all home UofA sporting events, including football, basketball, volleyball, softball and gymnastics.
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Aug. 26, 2008
Winslow Becomes First Northern Arizona Community to Join ADEQ's Small Communities Compliance Assistance Program
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the City of Winslow in Navajo County has become the first municipality in northern Arizona to participate in ADEQ's statewide program to help communities comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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Aug. 25, 2008
Town of Miami Joins ADEQ's Small Communities Compliance Assistance Program
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the Town of Miami in Gila County has become the latest small municipality in Arizona to participate in ADEQ's statewide program to help communities comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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Aug. 14, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $136,900 Grant to Improve Water Quality in Graham County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ has awarded a $136,900 grant to Noland Ranch, northeast of Safford in Graham County, to improve water quality in the Bonita Creek and Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area.
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Aug. 13, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Effort to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Nogales Area
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is launching a new initiative to reduce diesel emissions in the Nogales area on the Arizona-Mexico border.
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Aug. 12, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Asbestos Awareness Seminar to be Held Friday, Aug. 15 in Kingman
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ will conduct the third of a series of Asbestos Awareness Seminars on Friday, August 15 in Kingman to help demolition and renovation contractors and small communities comply with asbestos regulations.
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Aug. 7, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens, AG Goddard Announce $6 Million Settlement with Honeywell Over Environmental Violations
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Honeywell International, Inc. (Honeywell) will pay a $5 million civil penalty for hazardous waste and environmental cleanup violations at its Phoenix airport facility, located at 111 S. 34th Street in Phoenix, and $1 million for a supplemental environmental project.
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