Newsroom: Press Release Archive: August 2010

August 17, 2010
ADEQ's Green Auto Shop Program Increases to 65 Members as 14 More Valley and Tucson Vehicle Repair Shops Join
The number of members of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Green Business Automotive Program reached 65 today as nine more Valley auto-repair shops and five more Tucson shops pledged that they would have environmentally friendly car repair practices.
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August 13, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Heber and Overgaard Saturday, Aug. 28 at Mogollon Complex
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for Heber, Overgaard and the surrounding area will be held Saturday, Aug. 28 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Mogollon Complex in Overgaard, 2188 W. Country Club Drive.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

August 10, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event on Aug. 28 at Wal-Mart Shopping Lot in Show Low
Last year at this time, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials targeted southern Navajo and Apache counties as the best place to start a free statewide electronics waste recycling program.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

August 9, 2010
ADEQ Announces $595,370 Grant to Gibson Mine Owners for Topsoil Cap to Reduce Copper Leaching into Pinto Creek
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $595,370 Water Quality Improvement Grant has been awarded to the Franciscan Friars of California, Inc. for a topsoil cap at the abandoned Gibson Mine site to reduce the leaching of copper into Pinto Creek.
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August 9, 2010
ADEQ Announces Construction of Nearly 100 Units in Cochise County for Anti-Idling Truck Electrification Project
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that two installation sites in Cochise County along Interstate 10 have been agreed upon for electric hookups for long-haul diesel trucks in an anti-idling truck project designed to reduce engine emissions along southern Arizona highways.
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August 6, 2010
ADEQ Awards $265,551 to San Pedro Watershed Group to Address E. coli problems in Area of River near St. David
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $265,551 grant has been awarded to Coronado Resource Conservation & Development, Inc. to form a watershed improvement council and rectify E. coli problems in the San Pedro River near the community of St. David in Cochise County.
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August 4, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Events for St. Johns, Springerville, Eagar on Saturday, Aug. 21
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that free electronics waste recycling events for residents of Apache County in St. Johns, Springerville and Eagar will be held Saturday, Aug. 21.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event - Springerville/Eager
Free E-Waste Recycling Event - St. Johns

August 3, 2010
ADEQ is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone for the fourth time this year on Wednesday, Aug. 4
The HPA is being issued because already elevated readings of ground level ozone are being aggravated by increased sunlight, little wind activity and temperatures approaching 110 by Wednesday.
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August 2, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Taylor, Snowflake on Saturday, Aug. 21 at Taylor Town Hall
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for residents of Taylor, Snowflake and the surrounding area will be held Saturday, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Taylor Town Hall, 425 W. Paper Mill Road.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

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