Newsroom: Press Release Archive: August 2009

Aug. 28, 2009
Three Top Officials to Lead Statewide Water Sustainability Effort
PHOENIX: Following Governor Jan Brewer's commitment to collaboration on water resource issues, Arizona Department of Water Resources Director Herb Guenther, Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Kris Mayes, and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Ben Grumbles will direct a statewide effort to boost water sustainability through increased conservation and recycling.
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Aug. 25, 2009
ADEQ, EPA to sponsor Brownfields workshops in Tucson, Mesa, Surprise and Safford in mid-September
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a series of Brownfields grant funding workshops will be held in Tucson, Mesa, Surprise and Safford in mid-September.
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Aug. 19, 2009
Heritage Environmental Services of Coolidge to Pay $125,000 Penalty to Resolve Violations from Chemical Fire
PHOENIX: Heritage Environmental Services, a Coolidge area hazardous waste facility, will pay $125,000 under a consent judgment with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for violations incurred when eight pallets of waste nitrocellulose film burned in 2006.
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Aug. 19, 2009
ADEQ Announces Northeast Arizona's Largest Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Aug. 29 in Show Low
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the largest ever electronics waste recycling event in northeast Arizona will be held Saturday morning, Aug. 29 at Show Low's Walmart Supercenter.
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Aug. 4, 2009
ADEQ's Green Auto Shop Program Increases to More than 50 Members as Five More Tucson Vehicle Repair Shops Join
PHOENIX: The number of members of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Green Business Automotive Program passed the 50 mark today as five more Tucson auto shops pledged that they would have environmentally friendly car repair practices.
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Aug. 3, 2009
ADEQ Adds 20 Schools in Maricopa, Casa Grande and Florence to Air Quality Flag Program
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that 20 schools in Pinal County have joined the agency's Air Quality Flag Program, in which participants fly flags on school grounds primarily as an alert on high air pollution days in the community.
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