Newsroom: Press Release Archive: October 2010

October 29, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event at Glendale Community College on Nov. 13
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., in Glendale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event
October 26, 2010
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event at Ray School District Parking Lot in Kearny on Nov. 13
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 in Kearny in the parking lot of Ray School District #3, 701 N. Highway 177, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event
October 25, 2010
ADEQ Plans Water Quality Testing Event for Verde Valley Students as part of National Children's Health Month
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will partner with Dead Horse Ranch State Park to sponsor a water quality testing event in the Verde River for 80 charter school students from Cottonwood and Camp Verde at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27 as part of ADEQ’s statewide activities conducted during national Children’s Health Month.
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October 25, 2010
ADEQ Issues Order to IBWC for Cadmium Water Quality Violations and Failure to Properly Manage Sewage Sludge
A compliance order has been issued to the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission for discharging wastewater containing elevated levels of the toxic metal cadmium into the Santa Cruz River and more than twice the legal limit in biosolids -- the sewage sludge residue from the wastewater treatment process -- spread onto nearby fields north of Nogales and for failure to test and manage biosolids from the Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Plant (NIWTP).
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October 15, 2010
Conn-Selmer of Nogales to Pay $150,000 Penalty to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations in Santa Cruz County
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Conn-Selmer Inc. has agreed to pay a $150,000 penalty under a consent judgment for hazardous waste violations at its Santa Cruz County groundwater remediation system, located in Nogales.
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October 13, 2010
Southwest Rock Products and Subsidiaries to Pay $93,526 for Air Quality Violations in Five Arizona Counties from 2006 until 2009
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Southwest Rock Products (SWRP) of Gilbert and its subsidiaries will pay $93,526 in a settlement with ADEQ for air quality violations in Apache, Cochise, Maricopa, Mohave and Navajo counties from 2006 until 2009.
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October 8, 2010
ADEQ Plans St. Johns Event and Other Actions for National Children's Health Month and World Water Monitoring Day
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will sponsor a water quality testing event for 60 fourth-grade students at Patterson's Ponds in St. Johns at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 as part of activities being conducted during national Children's Health Month.
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October 1, 2010
ADEQ Improves Air Quality in Santa Cruz, Cochise counties by Completing 39 School Bus Retrofits to Reduce Emissions
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a major initiative to improve air quality in two Arizona border counties has been completed with the installation of retrofit devices on 39 school buses to reduce harmful diesel emissions in the region.
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