Newsroom: Press Release Archive: September 2009

Sept. 30, 2009
Valley Experiences Fewer Ozone Health Warnings in 2009
PHOENIX: Valley residents breathed a little easier this summer as ozone pollution caused fewer public health warnings than during the same period in 2008. Lower temperatures in June, introduction of the light rail, and increased use of other public transportation are believed to have helped generate the good result.
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Sept. 30, 2009
Eastern Arizona Town of Eagar Joins ADEQ's Small Communities Compliance Assistance Program
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the Town of Eagar in Apache County is the most recent municipality to participate in ADEQ's statewide program to help communities comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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Sept. 29, 2009
High Pollution Advisory: Effective Wednesday, September 30th
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) on Wednesday, Sept. 30 for Particulate Matter 10 (PM10) microns and smaller. This HPA is being issued due to gusty winds expected in the metro Phoenix area.
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Sept. 29, 2009
ADEQ Deputy Director Cunningham Honored as Environmental Leader of the Year in Public Policy
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Deputy Director Patrick Cunningham was honored Tuesday as Environmental Leader of the Year in Public Policy by the Arizona Capitol Times.
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Sept. 22, 2009
ADEQ Director Grumbles' Statement Following EPA's Decision to Require Greenhouse Gas Monitoring, Reporting
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Benjamin H. Grumbles issued the following statement Tuesday after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will begin requiring big companies to monitor and report greenhouse gas emissions:
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Sept. 18, 2009
ADEQ Awards $311,603 Grant to Oak Creek Canyon Task Force to Reduce E. Coli Bacteria in Creek Watershed
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has awarded a $311,603 grant to the Oak Creek Canyon Task Force to reduce the level of E. coli bacteria in the Oak Creek Watershed.
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Sept. 4, 2009
ADEQ Announces Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at City of Williams Rodeo Grounds
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that an electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday morning, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. until noon at the City of Williams Rodeo Grounds.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event
Sept. 1, 2009
ADEQ Issues Permits for Parts of 3 Uranium Mines in Northern Arizona Area Near Grand Canyon
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued permits today to Denison Mines (USA) Corp. for parts of three proposed uranium mines in Northern Arizona that will protect groundwater and air quality in the Grand Canyon National Park region, including visibility in the Canyon.
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