Newsroom: Press Release Archive: October 2015

October 29, 2015
High Pollution Advisory
PHOENIX (Oct. 29, 2015) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 for coarse particulate matter (PM10), also known as dust, for the Yuma area.
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October 9, 2015
State General Counsel Bret Parke Named ADEQ Deputy Director
PHOENIX (Oct. 9, 2015) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today the appointment of Bret Parke, currently General Counsel for the state's Department of Administration, as the agency’s deputy director. In his new capacity, Mr. Parke will serve as chief of staff to ADEQ Director Misael Cabrera and oversee the agency's operations, including its budget and administrative support functions.
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October 8, 2015
ADEQ Reaches $1,250,000 Settlement with Apache Nitrogen Products, Inc.
PHOENIX (Oct. 8, 2015) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today that Apache Nitrogen Products, Inc. (ANPI), a nitric acid and ammonium nitrate-based products manufacturer in St. David, Cochise County, has settled with the State for years of past noncompliance with ANPI’s air quality control permit issued by ADEQ.
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October 5, 2015
ADEQ Awards City of Winslow $86,000 Brownfields Grant for Cleanup at Former LZ Budget Motel along Historic Route 66
PHOENIX (October 5, 2015) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today an $86,000 brownfields grant to the City of Winslow to remove asbestos and lead-based paint from the former LZ Budget Motel located along historic Route 66 at 1102 E. 2nd St., Winslow in Navajo County. ADEQ’s Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) will oversee this work.
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October 2, 2015
EPA’s New, Lower Ozone Standard Challenging for Arizona
PHOENIX (October 2, 2015) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today the new, lower ozone standard U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday (0.070 parts per million) presents a major challenge for Arizona to achieve based on the State’s unique geographic, meteorological, and mix of emissions sources.
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