Newsroom: Press Release Archive: December 2013

December 31, 2013
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for PM-2.5 for Phoenix metro area for Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today it is extending today’s High Pollution Advisory for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot) through Wednesday, Jan. 1.
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December 30, 2013
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for PM-2.5 for Phoenix metro area for Tuesday, Dec. 31
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for Tuesday, Dec. 31 for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot).
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December 24, 2013
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for Wednesday, Dec. 25
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Wednesday, Dec. 25 for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot).
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December 23, 2013
ADEQ Issues Health Watch Advisory for Phoenix metro area for Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality Health Watch for Tuesday, Dec. 24, and will likely escalate the watch to a High Pollution Advisory through Christmas day and evening, Dec. 25, for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot).
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December 23, 2013
ADEQ Issues Health Watch Advisory for Nogales area for Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25
PHOENIX (Dec. 23, 2013) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a Health Watch for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that will be in effect tomorrow, Dec. 24, in and around Nogales, Ariz. The Health Watch may likely be extended through Christmas day and evening, Dec. 25.
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December 17, 2013
Southern Navajo County Residents Offered Christmas Tree Recycling Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Show Low, Lakeside, Snowflake
PHOENIX (Dec. 17, 2013) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and its partners in southern Navajo County are offering an environmentally friendly way of recycling your Christmas tree.
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Tree Recycling Flyer

December 17, 2013
40 ADEQ Employees Honored for Outstanding Job Performance at 2013 Annual Awards Event
PHOENIX (Dec. 17, 2013) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality recognized 40 employees for outstanding job performance at the department’s 2013 annual awards event held Dec. 5 at its Phoenix headquarters.
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December 12, 2013
'No Burn Day? Don't Burn Wood!' Campaign in Maricopa County Kicks Off with Press Event
PHOENIX (Dec. 12, 2013) -- Officials from the Maricopa County Air Quality Department and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today the kickoff of the "No Burn Day? Don't Burn Wood!" campaign for Maricopa County.
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December 11, 2013
Former UofA Director of State Relations Beth Hager Named ADEQ Public Affairs Director
PHOENIX (Dec. 11, 2013) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that Beth Hager, former director of state relations for the University of Arizona for two years, has been selected as public affairs director for ADEQ.
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December 4, 2013
Huachuca City Joins ADEQ's Small Communities Environmental Compliance Assistance Program
PHOENIX (Dec. 4, 2013) -- Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the Town of Huachuca City in Cochise County is the seventh municipality to participate voluntarily in ADEQ's statewide program to help communities comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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