Newsroom: Press Release Archive: April 2011

April 25, 2011
ADEQ Announces Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday, May 7 at Town of Payson Multi-Event Center
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that an electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday morning, May 7 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Town of Payson Multi-Event Center, 1400 S. Beeline Highway.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

April 21, 2011
ADEQ Plans Water Quality Testing Event for Phoenix Students on Verde River as part of Earth Month Activities
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will sponsor a water quality testing event for 60 Phoenix students at Riverfront Park on the Verde River in Cottonwood from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 as part of ADEQ's statewide activities conducted during Earth Month.
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April 14, 2011
Clin-Path Diagnostics, LLC of Tempe to Pay $70,000 Penalty to Resolve Violations of State Hazardous Waste Statutes
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Clin-Path Diagnostics, LLC of Tempe will pay a $70,000 penalty as part of a consent judgment entered in Maricopa County Superior Court for hazardous waste violations at its Tempe facility.
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April 11, 2011
ADEQ Plans Water Quality Testing Event for Gila Valley Students at Discovery Park as part of Earth Month Activities
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will sponsor a water quality testing event at Eastern Arizona College's Discovery Park Campus in Safford for 130 Safford and Pima fifth-grade students from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 as part of ADEQ's statewide activities conducted during Earth Month.
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April 6, 2011
ADEQ Plans Water Quality Testing Event for Snowflake Students at Silver Creek as part of Earth Month Activities
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will sponsor a water quality testing event at two sites on Silver Creek for about 60 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Snowflake from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, April 15 as part of ADEQ's statewide activities conducted during Earth Month.
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April 5, 2011
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, April 16 at Carr McNatt Park in Casa Grande
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free regional electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. until noon in Casa Grande in the northwest parking lot of Carr McNatt Park, 1115 N. Brown Ave.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

April 5, 2011
Fisher Sand & Gravel and Subsidiary to Pay $312,000 for Air and Water Quality Violations throughout State from 2006 until 2010
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Fisher Sand & Gravel (FSG) and its subsidiary, Southwest Asphalt, will pay a settlement totaling $312,000 under a consent judgment with ADEQ for air quality and water quality violations that occurred in six counties.
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April 4, 2011
Cross Spear Marble, Inc. to Pay $80,000 Penalty to Resolve Air Quality Violations at its Cochise County Facility
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Cross Spear Marble, Inc. has agreed to pay an $80,000 penalty to settle air quality violations at its limestone mining, crushing and screening facility near Chiricahua National Monument in Cochise County.
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April 1, 2011
ADEQ is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Sunday, April 3 for coarse particulate matter [PM-10]
This HPA is being issued because anticipated high winds from a front moving through the area on Sunday are expected to generate large amounts of dust.
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April 1, 2011
ADEQ Staff to Participate in Host of "Green" Activities in Arizona Leading up to Earth Day 2011 on April 22
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality staff will participate in a host of "green" activities during April leading up to Earth Day on the 22nd including water monitoring events for students, free electronic waste recycling events and providing manpower for environmental fair booths throughout the state.
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April 1, 2011
New Month Marks Beginning of Maricopa County 'Ozone Season'
The Valley enters its official ozone season today and does not conclude its watch for the ground level pollutant until the end of September.
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