Newsroom: Press Release Archive: August 2014

August 22, 2014
ADEQ Announces $67,000 Brownfields Grant to City of Somerton to Encapsulate Lead-Based Paint on Water Tower
PHOENIX (Aug. 22, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $67,000 Brownfields grant has been awarded to the City of Somerton to encapsulate the lead-based paint on the community water tower and stabilize rusting so it will no longer be an environmental threat.
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August 21, 2014
ADEQ Awards $75,000 Brownfields Grant to Tombstone to Address Environmental Issues at Historic City Hall
PHOENIX (August 21, 2014) – A $75,000 Brownfields grant has been awarded to City of Tombstone, the popular Wild West tourist destination, to address environmental issues at its historic, 19th Century city hall, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today.
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August 19, 2014
ADEQ Awards $24,700 Brownfields Grant to Remove Asbestos from Portion of Gila County Historical Museum in Globe
PHOENIX (August 19, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $24,700 Brownfields grant has been awarded to the Gila County Historical Society of Globe to remove asbestos in a portion of the Gila County Historical Museum.
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August 14, 2014
Naco Second Sanitary District in State to Complete Work on ADEQ’s Small Communities Compliance Assistance Plan
PHOENIX (August 14, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that Naco Sanitary District in Cochise County has become the second wastewater district in the state to complete a Small Communities Environmental Protection Plan (SCEPP) to help communities and special water and wastewater districts comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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August 1, 2014
ADEQ Uses ‘No Burn Man’ as Central Character to Promote Video Contest in Support of Winter Outreach Campaign
PHOENIX (August 1, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is using No Burn Man to promote a video contest at the start of the school year that students and others may enter for possible selection to be part of the agency’s winter outreach campaign. The campaign is intended to raise public awareness of the harmful health impacts of wood burning on wintertime No Burn Days in Maricopa County.
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