Newsroom: Press Release Archive: August 2011

August 25, 2011
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisories for Particulate Matter-10 and Ozone
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Particulate Matter-10 for Thursday, Aug. 25 and Friday, Aug. 26 and a same-day HPA for ozone for Thursday.
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August 22, 2011
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Events at Two Home Depot Parking Lots in Flagstaff on Sept. 10
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that its Second Annual Flagstaff Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the city's two Home Depot Stores, 1325 W. Route 66 and 6005 E. Marketplace Dr.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

August 9, 2011
ADEQ Officials Announce $250,000 Award to ADEMA for Water Quality Protection in Wallow Fire Burn Area
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that $250,000 has been awarded to the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to help prevent erosion and protect water quality in the Wallow Fire burn area.
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August 4, 2011
ADEQ Officials Announce New Air Quality General Permits Available for Wastewater Treatment Plants in 12 Counties
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a new, streamlined air quality control permit is now available for operation of wastewater treatment plants in most parts of the state.
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August 3, 2011
ADEQ Issues an Ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Thursday, August 4
Three Valley air-quality monitoring sites recorded unhealthy ozone levels on Tuesday, which led to a Health Watch being issued for Wednesday. Meanwhile, wind speeds have remained below average while bright sunshine and above-average temperatures are expected for yet another day.
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