Newsroom: Press Release Archive: November 2011

November 29, 2011
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event at Ray School District Parking Lot in Kearny on Dec. 10
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, Dec. 10 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

November 23, 2011
Dec. 2 Deadline to Apply for $139,000 in Grant Funds for Water Quality Protection in Wallow Fire Burn Area
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that there will be a Dec. 2 deadline for contractors to apply for $139,000 in grant funds awarded to the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to help combat erosion and protect water quality in the Wallow Fire burn area.
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November 22, 2011
Longtime Environmental Professional Misael Cabrera Selected to Become New Deputy Director at ADEQ
Longtime environmental professional Misael Cabrera has been selected deputy director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, ADEQ Director Henry Darwin announced Tuesday.
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November 16, 2011
Arizona Withdraws from Western Climate Initiative, Joins Regional Plan Favoring Broader Energy, Jobs Push
Arizona has formally withdrawn from the emissions trading program known as the Western Climate Initiative and joined a new initiative called North America 2050, which will spur energy innovation and create economic opportunities while reducing carbon emissions, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Henry Darwin announced Wednesday.
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November 16, 2011
Parker Plate LLC to Pay $51,000 Penalty to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations as Part of ADEQ's "Plating Initiative"
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Parker Plate, LLC will pay a $51,000 penalty as part of a consent judgment for hazardous waste violations at its former La Paz County plating facility.
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November 3, 2011
ADEQ Issues a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Particulate Matter (PM10) for the Phoenix Metro Area for Friday, November 4, 2011
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for coarse Particulate Matter (PM-10) effective Friday, November 4, 2011.
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