Newsroom: Press Release Archive: April 2010

April 28, 2010
ADEQ Director Grumbles Reacts to State of the Air 2010 Report
PHOENIX (April 28, 2010) -- Statement by Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Benjamin H. Grumbles concerning The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2010 report:
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April 27, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, May 8 at Basha's Parking Lot in Camp Verde
PHOENIX (April 27, 2010) - Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for Camp Verde and the Yavapai-Apache Nation will be held Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Basha's supermarket in Camp Verde, 650 W. Finnie Flats Road.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event
April 27, 2010
ADEQ issues new streamlined environmental permit for minimal discharges to water
PHOENIX (April 27, 2010) - The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has approved a general permit for the next five years for the release of small amounts of relatively pollutant-free water, known as De Minimis discharges, to surface water under the Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) program.
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April 23, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, May 8 at Cottonwood Public Works Yard
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free regional electronics waste recycling event for the Upper Verde Valley will be held Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cottonwood at the public works yard, 1490 W. Mingus Ave.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event
April 23, 2010
Goodyear Tire and Rubber to Pay $45,000 Penalty to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations at Goodyear Airport Superfund Site
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Goodyear Tire and Rubber Comp. has agreed to pay a $45,000 penalty under a consent judgment for hazardous waste violations at its groundwater treatment facility in Goodyear.
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April 21, 2010
Mesa Transmission Repair Shop to Pay $30,000 Penalty to Resolve Illegal Discharge of Oil into City of Mesa Sewer Line
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that a Mesa transmission repair shop has agreed to pay a $30,000 penalty for used oil violations under a consent judgment.
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April 15, 2010
ADEQ Director Grumbles to Visit Casa Grande Frito-Lay Plant, Phoenix's Cesar Chavez Plaza on Earth Day
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Ben Grumbles will be visiting the Frito-Lay and PepsiCo plant in Casa Grande on Earth Day to emphasize the necessity of "greening and growing" the state's economy.
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April 12, 2010
Asarco to pay $20,000 in Civil Penalties for Water Quality Violations and Discharging Tailings Without Permit Near Hayden Smelter
PHOENIX: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Asarco LLC will pay $20,000 in civil penalties under a consent judgment for discharging tailings into the Gila River without a permit and surface water quality violations.
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April 5, 2010
ADEQ Announces Award of $2.15 Million to Shorepower Technologies for Anti-Idling Truck Electrification Project
PHOENIX: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that $2.15 million in contracts have been awarded to Shorepower Technologies to install 150 parking spaces with electric hookups and cooling and heating units for long-haul diesel trucks along southern Arizona highways.
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