Newsroom: Press Release Archive: July 2009

July 30, 2009
ADEQ Would Oversee Groundwater Cleanup at Unit of Superfund Site as Part of Consent Decree Filing
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality would be given authority to oversee groundwater cleanup in Operable Unit 2 of the Motorola 52nd Street superfund site as part of a consent decree filed Thursday in U.S. District Court.
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July 21, 2009
ADEQ Awards $300,000 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Lake Havasu City in Mohave County
PHOENIX: ADEQ has awarded a $300,000 grant that will allow Lake Havasu City to continue to replace septic tanks with new connections to the city's wastewater system.
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July 16, 2009
ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory For Friday, July 17, 2009
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) Friday, July 17 for ozone.
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July 14, 2009
ADEQ Awards $212,000 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Provide Toilets for Campers, Hikers Visiting Fossil Creek
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Benjamin H. Grumbles announced today the award of a $211,825 grant to Coconino National Forest to set up as many as 10 portable toilets along the middle reach of Fossil Creek, a tributary of the Verde River, during a press conference at Fossil Creek.
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July 9, 2009
ADEQ Announces More Than $3.2 Million in Stimulus Funds for Cleanup of Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that more than $3.2 million in federal stimulus funding has been received to assist with cleanups of petroleum contamination from leaking underground storage tanks throughout Arizona.
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July 7, 2009
ADEQ Sees Progress, Selects Groundwater Cleanup Plan for Tyson Wash Site in Quartzsite
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that two cancer-causing chemicals are being removed from 1.7 million gallons of groundwater treated annually beneath Quartzsite as part of a state-sponsored cleanup program.
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