Newsroom: Press Release Archive: December 2014

December 31, 2014
High Pollution Advisory for New Year's Day
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for Thursday, Jan. 1 for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot) in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
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December 30, 2014
Health Watch Advisory for New Year's Eve, New Year's Day
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality Health Watch for the Phoenix metro area Wednesday, Dec. 31, and will likely escalate the watch to a High Pollution Advisory through New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot).
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December 26, 2014
Air Pollution Health Watch Issued for Nogales, Arizona
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a Health Watch for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that will be in effect tomorrow, Dec. 27 and Sunday Dec. 28, in and around Nogales, Ariz.
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December 24, 2014
High Pollution Advisory
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for Thursday, Dec. 25 for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot) in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
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December 24, 2014
High Pollution Advisory
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Yuma area for Thursday, Dec. 25 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10 microns or less in size.
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December 23, 2014
High Pollution Advisory
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for Wednesday, Dec. 24 for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot) in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
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December 22, 2014
ADEQ Awards $7,000 Brownfields Grant to Town of Wellton to Complete Asbestos Survey at Former Gas Station Site
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $7,000 Brownfields grant has been awarded to the Town of Wellton to complete an asbestos survey of a former gas station now owned by the town and used as a storage facility.
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December 18, 2014
ADEQ Awards $63,450 Brownfields Grant to Flagstaff School to Address Environmental Issues at Former Catholic Church
A $63,450 Brownfields grant has been awarded to the Pine Forest Education Association, Inc. for abatement of lead-based paint and asbestos issues at the former St. Pius X Catholic Church site in east Flagstaff, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today.
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December 15, 2014
ADEQ Celebrates Safe Drinking Water Act 40th Anniversary With Stories Examining Improvements in State’s Water
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the agency will be celebrating Tuesday’s 40th anniversary of the national Safe Drinking Water Act with a series of stories on ADEQ’s website Tuesday through Friday illustrating ADEQ’s successes in protecting the state’s drinking water.
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December 12, 2014
High Pollution Advisory
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for Sunday, Dec. 14 for fine Particulate Matter-2.5 (soot) in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
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December 12, 2014
Particulate Matter-2.5 High Pollution Advisory Issued for Nogales Area Sunday Because of Expected Fireplace Burning
PHOENIX (Dec. 11, 2014) -- The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Nogales and vicinity for PM-2.5, or fine particulate matter 2.5 microns or less in size, for Sunday.
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December 9, 2014
Budget & Finance Director Briant, Other ADEQ Employees Honored for Stellar Work during Annual Awards Ceremony
PHOENIX (Dec. 9, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Budget and Finance Director David Briant received the Director's Excellence Award and 10 other individuals and four teams were also honored for their outstanding job performance during 2014 at ADEQ's annual awards event at its Phoenix headquarters.
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December 4, 2014
Toolkit for Conducting Electronic Waste Recycling Events Now Available for Use by Border Region Communities
PHOENIX (Dec. 4, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that free toolkits for conducting free electronic waste (e-waste) recycling events in Arizona municipalities in the border region are now available.
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