Newsroom: Press Release Archive: April 2013

April 26, 2013
ADEQ to Celebrate Arizona Air Quality Awareness Week by Posting Stories Online that Examine Valley Air Quality
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will be celebrating Arizona Air Quality Awareness Week next week by offering a series of stories on ADEQ's website that examine the issues and science concerning Valley air quality.
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April 25, 2013
ADEQ Announces $455,895 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Restore Ecosystem Processes in Granite Creek
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that a $455,895 grant has been awarded to the group Prescott Creeks to restore ecosystem processes and create green infrastructure demonstration projects along Granite Creek in the Whipple Street and Cliff Rose areas of Prescott in Yavapai County.
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April 24, 2013
ADEQ Announces $253,326 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Address Polluted Runoff into Oak Creek Canyon
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that a $253,326 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council for construction of a restroom near Slide Rock, installing 20 pet waste stations and conducting recreation outreach in Oak Creek Canyon.
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April 23, 2013
ADEQ Announces $387,800 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Address Sediment Runoff to Little Colorado River
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that a $387,800 grant has been awarded to Pioneer Irrigation Company Inc. of Springerville to construct 6,000 feet of additional piping to help control sedimentation into the Little Colorado River.
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April 23, 2013
ADEQ Announces $128,906 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Build Restroom on San Francisco River near Clifton
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that a $128,906 grant has been awarded to the Gila Watershed Partnership of Arizona for construction of restroom facilities at a heavily used recreation area on the San Francisco River north of the Town of Clifton in Greenlee County.
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April 23, 2013
Free Seminars About Solid Waste, Biohazardous Medical Waste Scheduled for Flagstaff and Phoenix in May
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that two free workshops that will discuss rules and regulations concerning biohazardous and solid waste disposal will be conducted in Flagstaff and Phoenix next month.
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April 16, 2013
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, April 27 at Walmart Parking Lot in Marana
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for Marana and the surrounding area will be held Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Walmart parking lot, 8280 N. Cortaro Road in Marana.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

April 16, 2013
ADEQ Announces Free Regional Electronics Waste Recycling, Paper Shredding Event for Southwest Valley on April 27
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a "make up" free regional electronics waste recycling and paper shredding event for residents of the Southwest Valley in Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson will be held Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. until noon in Parking Lot G of Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, 3000 N. Dysart Road.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

April 16, 2013
ADEQ Announces Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday, April 27 at Town of Payson Multi-Event Center
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the Fourth Annual Payson Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday morning, April 27 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 15, 2013
ADEQ, Arlington Land, LLC Agree to $9,000 Settlement for Failing to Register the Storage of Vehicle Tires Outdoors
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $9,000 settlement has been reached with Arlington Land, LLC of Buckeye in Maricopa County for failure to register the storage of more than 100 vehicle tires outdoors with ADEQ.
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April 11, 2013
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Cave Creek, Carefree April 20 in Carefree Town Center
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling and paper shredding event will be held Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Carefree Town Center, near the intersection of Tom Darlington and Cave Creek roads.
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April 7, 2013
ADEQ Issues Particulate Matter-10 High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County on Monday
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Monday, April 8 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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April 7, 2013
ADEQ Issues Particulate Matter-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma on Monday as High Winds Expected to Stir Dust
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Yuma area for Monday, April 8 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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April 5, 2013
Town of Prescott Valley Agrees to $675,000 Settlement to Resolve Wastewater Spills from 2010-12
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that the Town of Prescott Valley has agreed to a $675,000 settlement for numerous wastewater spills due to contractor failure, including the discharge of 1.6 million gallons of wastewater into the Agua Fria River in January 2010.
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April 5, 2013
ADEQ Staff to Participate in Host of "Green" Activities in Arizona Surrounding Earth Day 2013 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, school environmental presentations, free electronic waste recycling events and providing manpower for environmental fair booths throughout the state.
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April 1, 2013
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, April 13 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 13 from 7:30 a.m. until noon in Casa Grande in the northeast parking lot of Carr McNatt Park, 1115 N. Brown Ave.
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