Newsroom: Press Release Archive: March 2014

March 31, 2014
ADEQ Announces Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday, April 12 at Town of Payson Multi-Event Center
PHOENIX (March 31, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the Fifth Annual Payson Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday morning, April 12 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Town of Payson Multi-Event Center, 1400 S. Beeline Highway.
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E-Waste Flyer


March 28, 2014
Eagar First in State to Complete Work on ADEQ’s Small Communities Compliance Assistance Plan
PHOENIX (March 28, 2014) -- Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the Town of Eagar in Apache County has become the first municipality in the state to complete a Small Communities Environmental Protection Plan (SCEPP) to help communities comply with state and federal environmental regulations.
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March 27, 2014
ADEQ Staff to Participate in Host of “Green” Activities Next Month Surrounding Earth Day 2014 on April 22
PHOENIX (March 27, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality staff will participate in a host of “green” activities during April leading up to Earth Day on the 22nd including water quality monitoring events for students, school environmental presentations, free electronic waste recycling events and providing manpower for environmental fair booths throughout the state.
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March 26, 2014
ADEQ to play host to 2014 Annual Emission Inventory Workshop for Flagstaff Area on Wednesday, April 9
PHOENIX (March 26, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the 2014 Annual Emission Inventory Workshop for the City of Flagstaff and surrounding Coconino County area will be conducted on Wednesday, April 9 at the Arizona Game and Fish office in Flagstaff, 3500 S. Lake Mary Road.
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March 25, 2014
ADEQ to play host to 2014 Annual Emission Inventory Workshop for Phoenix Metro Area on Thursday, April 3
PHOENIX (March 25, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the 2014 Annual Emission Inventory Workshop for the Phoenix metropolitan area will be conducted on Thursday, April 3 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at ADEQ’s main headquarters, 1110 W. Washington Street.
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March 25, 2014
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for PM-10 for Wednesday, March 26
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Wednesday, March 26 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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March 25, 2014
ADEQ Issues Particulate Matter-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma on Wednesday as High Winds Expected to Stir Dust
PHOENIX (March 25, 2014) -- The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Yuma area for Wednesday, March 26 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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March 20, 2014
ADEQ Officials Announce $6,500 Brownfields Grant to Gila County Historical Society for Asbestos Survey
PHOENIX (March 20, 2014) – A $6,500 Brownfields grant has been awarded to the Gila County Historical Society of Globe to determine if there is asbestos and lead-based paint in a portion of the Gila County Historical Museum, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today.
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March 14, 2014
Arizona Lowers Vehicle Emissions Inspection Fees for More Than a Million Motorists Starting July 1, 2014
PHOENIX (March 14, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today that they will be lowering Vehicle Emissions Inspection fees by more than 25 percent – from $27.75 to $20 – for Phoenix metropolitan area residents who have 1981 and newer cars and light duty trucks. More than one million vehicles are tested in the Maricopa County area each year. Drivers in the Tucson area already pay less.
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March 14, 2014
Free Electronics Waste Recycling, Paper Shred Event for Residents of Sun City West Area on April 5
PHOENIX (March 14, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the fourth annual free electronics waste recycling and paper shredding event for residents of Sun City West, Sun City and the surrounding area will be held on Saturday, April 5 from 8 a.m. until noon in the parking lot of the Recreation Centers of Sun City West, 19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd., in Sun City West.
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E-Waste Flyer


March 7, 2014
ADEQ Officials Announce Dlubak Glass Co. to Pay $120,000 for Cathode Ray Tube Recycling Violations at Yuma Facility
PHOENIX (March 7, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that Dlubak Glass Co., Inc. has agreed to pay $120,000 in a consent judgment approved in Maricopa County Superior Court for hazardous waste violations in the storage and recycling of cathode ray tube (CRT) glass at its Yuma facility.
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March 5, 2014
ADEQ Officials Announce First Asbestos Regulatory Seminar of Year March 13 in Lake Havasu City
PHOENIX (March 5, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality will conduct its first Asbestos Regulatory Seminar of the year on Thursday, March 13 in Lake Havasu City 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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March 3, 2014
ADEQ Officials Announce $11,500 Brownfields Grant to Chicanos Por La Causa for Environmental Assessment
PHOENIX (March 3, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that an $11,500 Brownfields grant has been awarded to Chicanos Por La Causa of Phoenix for a phase one environmental site assessment on a vacant, 14-acre parcel in downtown Phoenix intended for housing development.
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