Newsroom: Press Release Archive: May 2008

May 30, 2008
ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisories For Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued High Pollution Advisories (HPAs) for the Phoenix metropolitan area for Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1. Forecast weather conditions are expected to generate levels of ozone that may exceed the federal health standard..
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May 29, 2008
ADEQ Issues Third 2008 High Pollution Advisory for Ozone for Friday, May 30
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Phoenix metropolitan area because of forecast weather conditions on Friday, May 30 expected to generate levels of ozone that may exceed the federal health standard.
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May 20, 2008
ADEQ Issues Year's First High Pollution Advisory for Particulate Matter for Wednesday, May 21
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Wednesday, May 21 for the Phoenix metropolitan area because of forecast weather conditions which are expected to generate levels of coarse Particulate Matter 10 (PM10), or dust, that could exceed unhealthy levels.
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May 19, 2008
ADEQ Issues Second 2008 High Pollution Advisory of Year for Ozone for Tuesday, May 20
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Phoenix metropolitan area because of forecast weather conditions on Tuesday, May 20 expected to generate levels of ozone that may exceed the federal health standard.
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May 15, 2008
Springerville Becomes First Northeast Arizona Town to Join ADEQ's Small Communities Compliance Assistance Program
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that the Town of Springerville in Apache County has become the first small town in northeast Arizona to participate in ADEQ's statewide program to help communities comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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May 7, 2008
ADEQ Director Steve Owens Announces $50,000 Grant to St. Johns for Assessment of a Brownfields 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 St. Johns in Apache County to conduct an environmental evaluation of a former gas station and car dealership site where the City wants to build its new City Hall. The property is located at 70 E. Commercial Street in St. Johns.
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May 7, 2008
Regulatory Review Council Approves Clean-Car Rules to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
PHOENIX: The Governor's Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) on Tuesday voted 5-2 to approve ADEQ's proposed rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from automobiles and other passenger vehicles. GRRC is the body that must review all state regulations before they can become law.
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May 7, 2008
ADEQ Director Owens Announces that Nearly 1,700 Arizona Students Have Taken the Pledge to Protect the State's Natural Resources
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that nearly 1,700 elementary and junior high school students throughout Arizona signed ADEQ's "Earth Day Pledge" last month to "recycle, conserve energy and save water to protect Arizona's resources." ADEQ sponsored the pledge as part of the department's Earth Month activities.
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May 6, 2008
Mohave County Filling Station Ordered to Close Underground Storage Tanks by May 8
PHOENIX: The owner of the Beaver Dam filling station in Littlefield in Mohave County has until Thursday, May 8 to close three underground storage tanks because of longstanding violations of Arizona's underground storage tank (UST) regulations.
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