Newsroom: Press Release Archive: November 2010

November 30, 2010
ADEQ Officials Announce $7,500 Brownfields Grant to Town of Somerton to Survey Downtown Property for Redevelopment
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $7,500 grant has been awarded to the Town of Somerton for a Phase I environmental site assessment of a tire repair shop that the town wants to acquire and redevelop as part of a downtown beautification project.
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November 29, 2010
ADEQ Officials Announce $56,000 Brownfields Grant to Town of Parker for Cleanup of Asbestos in Three Town Buildings
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $56,000 grant has been awarded to the Town of Parker for the cleanup of small quantities of asbestos in three town buildings which the town wants to bring in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.
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November 23, 2010
New Statewide "Certified Green Lodging" Program Press Conference
Arizona Hotel & Lodging Association Program Announces Partnership with Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT)
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November 19, 2010
ADEQ Partnering with Verde Valley Municipalities in Grease to Biofuel Drive on Friday After Thanksgiving
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency is partnering with Verde Valley officials to encourage residents of Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Sedona and surrounding areas to dispose of Thanksgiving turkey grease at local collection sites rather than clogging drains and creating wastewater treatment plant blockages.
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Free Grease Collection Event
November 10, 2010
23 Companies to Pay Total of $542,000 to Resolve Hazardous Waste Dump Claims in Tucson's Pantano Wash From 1945 until Early 1970s
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that they have reached settlements with 23 companies to pay a total of $542,000 to resolve hazardous waste dumping claims in the area of Tucson's Broadway Pantano Landfill from 1945 through the early 1970s.
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November 4, 2010
ADEQ Announces $105,000 in Additional Funding to Clean Air, Complete More Diesel Truck Retrofits in Nogales
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that another major effort to improve air quality in Nogales is under way with receipt of $105,000 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency funding to install retrofit devices on large cargo trucks.
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