Newsroom: Press Release Archive: December 2015

December 31, 2015
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for PM-2.5 for Phoenix Metro Area for Friday, Jan. 1
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for New Year’s Day, Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), also known as soot, for the Phoenix metropolitan area.
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December 31, 2015
ADEQ Extends High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for PM-2.5 for Nogales Area through Friday, Jan. 1
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is extending the High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), also known as soot, for Nogales, Arizona through New Year’s Day, Fri., Jan. 1, 2016.
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December 30, 2015
ADEQ Issues High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for PM-2.5 for Nogales Area for Thursday, Dec. 31
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), also known as soot, for the Nogales, Arizona.
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December 30, 2015
Aftermath Solutions, Inc. to Provide 5000 Arizona First Responders with Free Safety Training per Agreement with ADEQ
PHOENIX (Dec. 30, 2015) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today that Illinois-based Aftermath Solutions, Inc., a biohazardous medical waste remediation provider, will complete a $150,000 Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) to provide free, mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration blood-borne pathogen training to Arizona first responders over the next three years.
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December 29, 2015
ADEQ Seeks Applicants for $1.7 Million in Water Quality Improvement Grant Funds to Protect and Enhance Arizona's Waters
PHOENIX (Dec. 29, 2015) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today the availability of $1.7 million in grant funds to protect and enhance Arizona's waters.
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December 28, 2015
ADEQ Awards $412,000 Water Quality Improvement Grant to Arizona Game and Fish Department
PHOENIX (Dec. 28, 2015) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today a $412,000 Water Quality Improvement Grant to the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) to improve water quality in the San Pedro River, Little Colorado River and Oak Creek. AZGFD will provide more than $274,000 in matching funds.
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December 9, 2015
2015 ‘No Burn’ Campaign Kicks Off
PHOENIX (Dec. 9, 2015) – Officials from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) announced the kickoff of their annual Maricopa County ‘No Burn’ campaign.
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