Newsroom: Press Release Archive: July 2014

July 31, 2014
National Association of Clean Water Administrators Elect ADEQ’s Fulton as President for the Next Year
PHOENIX (July 31, 2014) – Mike Fulton, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s water quality division director, has been elected president of the national Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA) for the next year.
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July 25, 2014
ADEQ Officials Announce Fourth Asbestos Regulatory Seminar of Year on August 14 in Show Low
PHOENIX (July 25, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality will conduct its fourth Asbestos Regulatory Seminar of the year on Thursday, August 14 in Show Low to help demolition and renovation contractors as well as the employees of counties and municipalities around the state comply with asbestos regulations.
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July 24, 2014
Asarco to Pay $40,000 in Civil Penalties for Illegal Discharges of More Than 1 Million Gallons of Tailings into Gila River
PHOENIX (July 24, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today that Asarco LLC will pay $40,000 in civil penalties under a consent judgment for illegally discharging more than one million gallons of water mixed with mill tailings into the Gila River in separate incidents two years ago.
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July 24, 2014
ADEQ Director Darwin Testifies at Congressional Hearing About Modernizing Environmental Regulation, Protection
PHOENIX (July 24, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Henry Darwin highlighted the agency’s “tremendous strides” the last two years in improving productivity and efficiency for customers and stakeholders during a House subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C.
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July 22, 2014
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for ozone for the Phoenix metropolitan area for Wednesday, July 23.
PHOENIX (July 22, 2014) – The HPA is being issued because the Valley air flow is expected to shift from the southeast to the northwest Wednesday and Thursday, locking in ozone and its precursors.
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July 22, 2014
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event on Aug. 30 at Navajo County Penrod Facility in Show Low
PHOENIX (July 22, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that their sixth annual Free Electronic Waste Recycling Event for the White Mountains region will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 in the parking lot of the Navajo County Penrod Facility in Show Low, 251 N. Penrod Road, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
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July 2, 2014
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory
PHOENIX (July 2, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory for both ozone and PM-10, particulate matter 10-microns or less in size, for the Phoenix metropolitan area for Thursday, July 3.
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