Newsroom: Press Release Archive: October 2014
October 31, 2014
High Pollution Advisory
PHOENIX (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Particulate Matter-10 for Saturday, Nov. 1.
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October 31, 2014
ADEQ Issues Particulate Matter-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma on Saturday as West Winds Expected to Stir Dust
PHOENIX (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Yuma area for Saturday, Nov. 1 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10 microns or less in size.
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October 31, 2014
Free Biohazardous Medical Waste Workshop Scheduled To be Held in Show Low on Wednesday, Nov. 12
PHOENIX (Oct. 31, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free biohazardous medical waste compliance seminar will be held for interested parties in the White Mountains region in Show Low on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
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October 23, 2014
ADEQ Announces More Than $300,000 in Grants to Improve Water Quality in Little Colorado River in Apache County
PHOENIX (Oct. 23, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today two grants totaling $327,000 have been awarded to address polluted runoff into the Little Colorado River in the White Mountains area of Apache County.
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October 22, 2014
ADEQ Awards Oak Creek Watershed Council $120,040 Grant to Reduce Pollution in Oak Creek
PHOENIX (Oct. 22, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $120,040 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council to assist in controlling polluted runoff into Oak Creek from primarily the Settler’s Rest neighborhood in West Sedona.
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October 20, 2014
ADEQ Awards $86,163 Grant to LS Cattle Company to Reduce Polluted Runoff into San Pedro River
PHOENIX (Oct. 20, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that an $86,163 grant has been awarded to LS Cattle Company LLC for rangeland improvement on the Sands Ranch southwest of Tombstone to reduce runoff to the San Pedro River.
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October 17, 2014
Scottsdale BASIS Fifth-Grade Student Selected Winner Of Nationwide No Burn Day Video Contest
PHOENIX (Oct. 17, 2014) – Piper Sehman, a fifth-grade student at BASIS School in Scottsdale and Fountain Hills resident, has been selected winner of the nationwide No Burn Day Video Contest, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Maricopa County Air Quality Department.
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October 14, 2014
ADEQ’s Malone, Zendri Write Articles in ASU’s Law Journal to Assist Buyers and Sellers in Land Transactions
PHOENIX (Oct. 14, 2014) – Waste Programs Division Director Laura Malone said she had always had a burning desire to be published in an academic journal. Administrative Counsel Sherri Zendri said it also had been high on her bucket list of things to do.
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October 7, 2014
ADEQ Announces First Free Electronic Waste Recycling Event for Navajo Capitol of Window Rock on Oct. 25
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that the Navajo Nation community of Window Rock will host its first free electronic waste recycling event Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. until noon Daylight Savings Time at the Navajo Nation Fairgrounds with entrance from Highway 264 next to Basha’s Supermarket.
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October 7, 2014
ADEQ Awards $54,902 Brownfields Grant to City of Flagstaff for Asbestos Abatement at Former Midgley’s Market Building
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $54,902 Brownfields grant has been awarded to the City of Flagstaff to remove asbestos at the former Midgley’s Market site at 23 N. Beaver Street in downtown.
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October 2, 2014
Former Douglas Gas Station Owner Ordered to Pay $45,000 Civil Penalty for Underground Storage Tank Violations
A former owner of a Douglas gas station has been ordered to close his underground storage tanks (UST) and pay a $45,000 civil penalty for violations of Arizona’s UST storage tank laws and regulations.
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