Newsroom: Press Release Archive: October 2012

October 25, 2012
Arizona and Utah Announce Fish Consumption Advisory for Mercury in Southern Lake Powell
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, in association with other environmental, health and wildlife agencies for both Arizona and Utah, has issued a fish consumption advisory recommending that people limit consumption of striped bass caught in the southern portion of Lake Powell, from Dangling Rope Marina in Utah to Glen Canyon Dam in Arizona.
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October 16, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Events for Navajo Nation at Tuba City, Kayenta on Saturday, Oct. 27
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they will sponsor two free electronic waste recycling events on the Navajo Nation in the communities of Kayenta and Tuba City on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Kayenta event will be held at the old concrete yard of Kayenta Township on Transfer Station Road and the Tuba City event will be at To’Nanees’Dizi Chapter House, 220 Main Street.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event - Kayenta
Free E-Waste Recycling Event - Tuba City

October 12, 2012
ADEQ Files Notice of Intent to Sue EPA for Failing to Act Timely on State's 2011 Regional Haze Implementation Plan
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they intend to file suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failure to take timely action on the State's implementation plan for regional haze and for splitting the decision on Arizona's state-wide plan into two parts.
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October 11, 2012
ADEQ Officials Announce that Applicants Being Sought to Serve in Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they are seeking nominations for the appointment of individuals with backgrounds in sustainability, environmental management systems, and/or compliance assurance, to serve on an advisory council for instituting the Arizona Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program.
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October 1, 2012
ADEQ Announces That Full-Service Air Quality Forecasting for Levels of Dust Begins Today For Residents of Nogales
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced that the agency’s second full-service air quality forecasting system outside Phoenix, including daily forecasts, begins today in Nogales.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Air Quality Forecasting in Nogales (en español)

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