Newsroom: Press Release Archive: March 2009

March 31, 2009
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Inc. to Pay $105,000 For Air Quality Violations in Pima County
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Inc. will pay $105,000 to the state under a consent judgment with ADEQ for air quality violations in Pima County.
Read the full article
March 25, 2009
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory for Particulate Matter for Thursday, March 26
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Thursday, March 26 for the Phoenix metropolitan area because of forecast weather conditions that are expected to be conducive to unhealthy levels of fine Particulate Matter 10 (PM10) microns and smaller.
Read the full article
March 25, 2009
ADEQ and EPA Issue Permits for Carbon Sequestration Injection Project Beneath APS Power Plant In Joseph City
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have issued permits authorizing the West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (WESTCARB) to inject 2,000 tons of carbon dioxide into an underground saline formation in Joseph City, west of Holbrook.
Read the full article
March 24, 2009
ADEQ Announces High School Recycling Scholarship Winners
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that nine $1,000 scholarships under the department's Recycling Scholarship Program have been awarded to Arizona high school seniors throughout the state.
Read the full article
March 23, 2009
Automation Plating to Pay $100,000 in Civil Penalties for Hazardous Waste Violations in Tucson
Automation Plating, a California based electroplating company in Tucson, has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty for hazardous waste violations in the latest settlement resulting from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's "Plating Initiative."
Read the full article
March 20, 2009
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory for Particulate Matter for Sunday, March 22
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Sunday, March 22 for the Phoenix metropolitan area because of forecast weather conditions that are expected to be conducive to unhealthy levels of fine Particulate Matter 10 microns and smaller (PM10).
Read the full article
March 20, 2009
ADEQ Announces Grants for 29 Arizona Little League Programs for Recycling Containers, Banners
ADEQ officials announced today the awarding of 29 grants totaling $12,000 to Little League baseball programs in nine Arizona counties as part of the agency's Little League Recycling and Litter Control project.
Read the full article

Back