Newsroom: Press Release Archive: January 2014

January 30, 2014
Governor Brewer Proclaims Week of Feb. 3 ‘Arizona Green Week 2014’; ADEQ Schedules Number of Student Activities
PHOENIX (Jan. 30, 2014) – Governor Jan Brewer has proclaimed the week of Feb. 3 as “Arizona Green Week 2014.” In light of this announcement, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has scheduled a number of activities throughout the state to educate and encourage students to become environmental stewards.
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Proclamation


January 30, 2014
ADEQ Announces $74,795 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Install Solar-Powered Well Pumps near Clifton
PHOENIX (Jan. 30, 2014) -- The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that a $74,795 grant has been awarded to the Gila Watershed Partnership of Arizona for installation of solar-powered well pumps on the Menges Ranch south of the Town of Clifton in Greenlee County.
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January 28, 2014
Yuma Plays Host to Environmental Resources Road Show Thursday, Feb. 6 at Yuma Main Library
PHOENIX (Jan. 28, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they and partners ADOT Adopt a Highway Programs, Keep Arizona Beautiful (KAZB) and City of Yuma will conduct an “Environmental Road Show” in Yuma on Thursday, Feb. 6 to assist southwest Arizona residents with a range of resources to address potential environmental problems.
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January 27, 2014
ADEQ Announces $165,998 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Continue Outreach, Cleanup Efforts in Oak Creek
PHOENIX (Jan. 27, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $165,998 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council for continued outreach efforts and cleanup events of the Creek Ambassadors program.
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January 23, 2014
ADEQ Announces Fifth Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Lake Havasu City at City Hall Saturday, Feb. 8
PHOENIX (Jan. 23, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the fifth annual Lake Havasu City free electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Police Station parking lot, 2360 McCulloch Blvd. North, across the street from City Hall.
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E-Waste Flyer


January 22, 2014
ADEQ Announces $199,245 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Build Restroom on San Francisco River near Clifton
PHOENIX (Jan. 22, 2014) -- Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $199,245 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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January 15, 2014
EPA Proposes to Approve Maricopa County's 5 Percent Plan
PHOENIX (Jan. 15, 2014) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed to approve the air quality plan that has resulted in Maricopa County achieving compliance with the health based standards for dust, or PM10.
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January 13, 2014
ADEQ Officials Announce that New Water Quality GeneralPermit Available for Preparing Biosolids for Land Application
PHOENIX (Jan. 13, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a new streamlined water quality control permit is available for wastewater treatment facilities that process sewage sludge for application as fertilizer.
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January 7, 2014
Safford Plays Host to Environmental Resources Road Show Jan. 22 at County General Services Building
PHOENIX (Jan. 7, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they and partners ADOT Adopt a Highway Programs and Keep Arizona Beautiful (KAZB) will conduct an “Environmental Road Show” in Safford on Wednesday, Jan. 22 to assist Graham County residents with a range of resources to address potential environmental problems.
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January 7, 2014
Globe Plays Host to Environmental Resources Road Show Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Gila County Courthouse
PHOENIX (Jan. 7, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they and partners ADOT Adopt a Highway Programs and Keep Arizona Beautiful (KAZB) will conduct an “Environmental Road Show” in Globe on Tuesday, Jan. 21 to assist Globe/Miami and other Gila County residents with a range of resources to address potential environmental problems.
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