Newsroom: Press Release Archive: July 2008

July 25, 2008
Governor Napolitano and ADEQ Director Owens Present $60,000 Recycling Grant to Apache County
PHOENIX: Governor Janet Napolitano and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens today presented officials of Apache County with a check for $60,000 to increase recycling efforts in the county. The funds come from ADEQ's recycling grant program, which provides financial support for recycling throughout Arizona.
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July 24, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $32,289 Grant for Water Quality Project in Mingus Mountain, Yavapai County, to Prevent Pollution of the Upper Agua Fria Watershed
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the agency is granting $32,289 to Mingus Springs Camp & Outdoor Learning Center for water quality improvement projects in Yavapai County.
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July 23, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $92,294 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Help Protect Eagle Creek Watershed in Greenlee County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that a $92,294 water quality improvement grant has been awarded to a group of Greenlee County ranchers who have been working to restore Eagle Creek Watershed.
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July 22, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $35,000 Grant to Hualapai Tribe to Protect Grand Canyon Waters
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding a $35,000 grant to the Hualapai Tribe in Mohave County to protect Diamond Creek, which flows into the Colorado River on the tribe's northwestern Arizona reservation.
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July 21, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $30,000 Grant to Collect Household Hazardous Waste in Prescott
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding a $30,000 grant to reduce hazardous household waste (HHW) in the City of Prescott in Yavapai County.
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July 18, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $250,000 Grant to Restore Waters Damaged by 2002 Rodeo-Chediski Fire
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding a $250,000 grant to the White Mountain Apache Tribe to reverse damage done to watersheds by the 2002 Rodeo-Chediski fire.
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July 17, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $8,050 Grant to Educate Apache Youth About Water Quality
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens today announced that an $8,050 grant has been awarded to the Gila Watershed Partnership to fund a water quality improvement education project for Native American youth in the Coronado National Forest in Graham County.
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July 16, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $260,000 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Protect Tonto Creek in Gila County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the department has awarded a $260,000 Water Quality Improvement Grant to protect water quality in Tonto Creek in Gila County.
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ADEQ Director Owens Announces $53,490 Grant to Begin Student Ambassador Program to Help Protect Oak Creek Canyon
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ has awarded a $53,490 grant to launch a Trailhead Ambassador program for high school students in Oak Creek Canyon near Sedona.
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July 14, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $33,500 Grant to Fund Community Recycling in Kingman in Mohave County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding $33,500 to fund recycling in Kingman.
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July 11, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $370,386 in Community Recycling Grants in Maricopa County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding $370,386 to fund recycling programs in Maricopa County.
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July 10, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $35,550 Grant to the Gila Watershed Partnership for Education Project in Upper Gila Watershed
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens today announced that the department has awarded a $35,550 Water Quality Improvement Education Grant to the Gila Watershed Partnership of Safford to help improve water quality in the 7,354-square mile-watershed of the Upper Gila River.
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July 9, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $10,000 Grant to Fund Community Recycling for the Hualapai Tribe
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding $10,000 to fund an expanded recycling program for members of the Hualapai Tribe in northwestern Arizona.
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July 9, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $176,150 Grant to the University of Arizona's Master Watershed Steward Program
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ has awarded a $176,150 Water Quality Improvement Education Grant to the University of Arizona's Master Watershed Steward Program (MWSP) to enhance watershed education statewide.
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July 8, 2008
ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Wednesday, July 9
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Phoenix metropolitan area for Wednesday, July 9.
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July 8, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $10,000 Recycling Grant to the To'Nanees'Dizi Chapter on the Navajo Nation
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding $10,000 to the To'Nanees'Dizi Chapter on the Navajo Nation to fund more recycling in Tuba City.
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July 7, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Nearly $31,000 in Grants to Support Recycling in Coconino County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ is awarding $30,982 to fund recycling projects in Flagstaff, rural parts of Coconino County and the Grand Canyon.
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July 3, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $12,880 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Protect Gila River in Graham County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens today announced that the department has awarded a $12,880 water quality improvement grant to the Gila Valley Natural Resource Conservation District (NRCD) in Graham County to protect water quality in the river by reducing soil erosion and runoff.
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July 2, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Awards $437,146 in Grants to Protect Granite Creek and Watson Lake in Yavapai County
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens today announced that the department has awarded two grants totaling $437,146 to fund water quality improvement projects to help protect Granite Creek and Watson Lake near Prescott in Yavapai County.
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July 1, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $200,000 in Funding for Water Supply Pipeline in Nogales
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ will provide $200,000 to fund a new water pipeline between the City of Nogales water system and an adjacent water system belonging to the Valle Verde Water Company.
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July 1, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Awards $5,000 to City of Peoria for K-8th Grade Program on Water Pollution Prevention
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the City of Peoria will receive a $5,000 grant to teach children in kindergarten through eighth grades about how to prevent stormwater pollution in their neighborhoods.
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