Newsroom: Press Release Archive: February 2012

February 29, 2012
ADEQ Announces That Full-Service Air Quality Forecasting for PM-10, Ozone Begins Today For Yuma Residents
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced that the agency's first full-service air quality forecasting system outside Phoenix, including daily forecasts, begins today in Yuma.
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February 27, 2012
ADEQ Announces Third Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Lake Havasu City at City Hall Saturday, March 10
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the third annual Lake Havasu City free electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Lake Havasu City at the city hall parking lot, 2330 McCulloch Blvd. North.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

February 26, 2012
ADEQ Issues a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Particulate Matter (PM10) for the Phoenix Metro Area for Monday, February 27, 2012
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Monday, February 27 for PM10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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February 24, 2012
U.S. District Court in Tucson Approves $542,000 in Settlements to Resolve Hazardous Waste Dump Claims in Tucson's Pantano Wash
U.S. District Court in Tucson has approved settlements with 23 companies filed in November 2010 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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February 22, 2012
Court Orders Clifton Tire & Auto LLC to Pay $106,168 to Resolve Underground Storage Tank Violations in Clifton
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona Attorney General's Office announced today that Clifton Tire & Auto LLC has been ordered by a Maricopa County Superior Court judge to pay $106,168 for underground storage tank violations in the Town of Clifton in Greenlee County.
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February 21, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Regional Electronics Waste Recycling, Paper Shredding Event for Sahuarita/Green Valley March 3
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Town of Sahuarita officials announced today that their second annual free electronics waste recycling, paper shredding and prescription drug take back event for Sahuarita, Green Valley and surrounding area residents will be held Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Fry's parking lot, 15950 S. Rancho Sahuarita Blvd.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

February 13, 2012
ADEQ Staff to Discuss Brownfields Funding at Seven Seminars Throughout the State at end of February
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality staff will be participating in a series of seven workshops around the state later this month to discuss ADEQ's Brownfields and underground storage tanks remediation funding opportunities.
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February 10, 2012
ADEQ, Prescott Creeks Plan Water Quality Testing Event for Students at La Tierra Community School on Friday, Feb. 17
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Prescott Creeks announced today that they will co-sponsor a Prescott water quality testing event on Feb. 17 from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. for 16 fourth- and fifth-grade students of La Tierra Community School in a tributary of Granite Creek near the school, 124 N. Virginia Street.
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February 9, 2012
ADEQ, Pima County Parks and Recreation Plan Water Quality Testing Event for Students at Agua Caliente Pond
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Division announced today that they will co-sponsor a Tucson water quality testing event on Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. until noon for 30 fifth-grade students of Fruchthendler Elementary School at the natural spring and pond of Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road.
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February 3, 2012
Gov. Brewer Proclaims Week of Feb. 6 'Arizona Green Week 2012'; ADEQ Schedules Number of Student Activities
Governor Jan Brewer has proclaimed the week of Feb. 6 as "Arizona Green Week 2012." In light of this announcement, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has scheduled a number of activities throughout the state to educate and encourage students to become environmental stewards.
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Governor Jan Brewer's Proclamation

February 2, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, Feb. 11 at Bashas' Parking Lot in Camp Verde
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the second free electronics waste recycling event for Camp Verde and the Yavapai-Apache Nation will be held Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Bashas' supermarket in Camp Verde, 650 W. Finnie Flats Road.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

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