Newsroom: Press Release Archive: June 2010

June 28, 2010
ADEQ Issues a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ground level ozone Tuesday, June 29
Local wind patterns, sunny skies and afternoon high temperatures at or above 110 degrees will mix with our daily pollution contribution to push ozone formation to unhealthy levels Tuesday. ADEQ recommends that children and adults with respiratory problems avoid outdoor activities after noon on Tuesday and suggests that the general public limit outdoor activity during the afternoon, when ozone concentrations will be peaking.
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June 23, 2010
ADEQ Issues a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone for the second time this year on Thursday, June 24.
The HPA is being issued because already elevated readings of ground level ozone are being exacerbated by intense sunlight, little wind activity, high temperatures approaching 110 and perhaps some ozone transport from California.
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June 21, 2010
Far West Water and Sewer, H&S Developers Agree to $500,000 Settlement for Water, Air Quality Violations in Yuma County
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Far West Water and Sewer, Inc. and H&S Developers, Inc. have agreed to a $500,000 settlement for numerous water and air quality violations in Yuma County.
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June 18, 2010
Contractors to Pay $100,000 Penalty for Asbestos Air Quality Violations During Housing Renovations at Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Hunt Building Comp, Ltd., Camp Pendleton and Quantico Housing, LLC and Flores-Sierra Contractors, Inc. have agreed to pay a $100,000 penalty under a consent judgment for asbestos air quality violations that occurred during housing renovations at Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma in 2006.
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June 15, 2010
ADEQ Announces City of Flagstaff to Receive $5,000 Brownfields Grant to Study Biosolids to Energy Project
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a phase one brownfields grant of $5,000 has been awarded to the City of Flagstaff as the city considers a project to convert biosolids to energy on 40 acres adjoining Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant in east Flagstaff.
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June 15, 2010
Former La Paz County Convenience Store to Pay $80,000 for Underground Storage Tank Violations Near Colorado River
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that the owner of a former Parker-area convenience store has agreed to pay $80,000 in cleanup costs and penalties for underground storage tank violations near the Colorado River.
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June 8, 2010
Former Prescott Convenience Store Owner to Pay Up To $400,000 in Underground Storage Tank Settlement at 10 Sites in State
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that the owner of a former Prescott convenience store and its affiliates have agreed to pay up to $400,000 in cleanup costs and penalties in a settlement involving underground storage tanks in Prescott and nine other sites around the state.
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June 7, 2010
ADEQ Announces City of Globe to Receive $7,500 Brownfields Grant to Conduct Asbestos Survey on Three Buildings
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a brownfields grant of $7,500 has been awarded to the City of Globe to conduct an asbestos survey on three buildings the city wants to demolish to build a new city library.
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June 4, 2010
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone for the first time this year on Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6.
The HPA is being issued because high pressure will continue to strengthen throughout the weekend producing the hottest temperatures of the year. Atmospheric conditions likely will lock ozone and its precursors over the Valley of the Sun with expected highest ozone levels on Sunday.
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