Newsroom: Press Release Archive: March 2008

March 31, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Student Environmental Pledge and Other Activities for Earth Day 2008
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that hundreds of elementary and junior high school students are expected to sign an "Earth Day Pledge" to "recycle, conserve energy and save water to protect Arizona's resources" leading up to Earth Day, April 22.
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March 28, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces New Rules on Off-Highway Vehicles, Leaf Blowers in Phoenix Area to Take Effect Soon
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that new limits on the use of leaf blowers and Off-Highway Vehicles will take effect during early April.
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March 25, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Recycling Grants for 22 Arizona Little League Programs
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that ADEQ has awarded 22 grants totaling $11,000 to Little League baseball programs in 10 Arizona counties as part of the agency's Little League Recycling and Litter Control project.
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March 11, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces Tarome Inc. to Pay $70,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations at Eloy Facility
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens announced today that Tarome, Inc., a company that makes food supplements for the dairy industry, will pay $70,000 for violations of federal hazardous waste regulations involving improper handling of calcium oxide materials that burst into flames.
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March 7, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Dedicates Remediation System to Clean Up Contaminated Groundwater Near Quartzsite
QUARTZSITE: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens officially dedicated the Main Street and Kofa Remediation System to clean up groundwater contamination in the Quartzsite area, calling the project "vital" to protecting the community's water resources for the future.
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March 7, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Leads Yuma Forum on Illegal Dumping
YUMA: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Steve Owens today told city and county officials that prevention is the best solution to illegal dumping of trash in Arizona.
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March 4, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces $50,000 Grant to City of Willcox for Airport Environmental Site Assessment
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the City of Willcox is being awarded a $50,000 Brownfields grant to perform an environmental site assessment of the Cochise County Airport.
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