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Newsroom: Press Release Archive: May 2014

May 30, 2014
EPA approves Maricopa County 5 % dust plan
PHOENIX (May 30, 2014) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that it has approved the air quality plan that has resulted in Maricopa County achieving compliance with the health based standards for dust, or Particulate Matter 10 microns in diameter or less (PM-10).
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May 28, 2014
ADEQ Air Quality Division Director Massey Selected President of WESTAR Council Board of Directors
PHOENIX (May 28, 2014) – Eric Massey, Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Air Quality Division for the past four years, has been selected president of the board of directors of the 15-state Western States Air Resources Council (WESTAR).
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May 21, 2014
Bullhead City, Lake Havasu City to Play Host to Environmental Resources Road Shows June 3-4
PHOENIX (May 21, 2014) – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that they and partners from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Adopt a Highway Programs and Keep Arizona Beautiful (KAZB) will conduct “Environmental Road Shows” in Bullhead City on Tuesday, June 3 and Lake Havasu City on Wednesday, June 4 to assist Mohave County and La Paz County residents with a range of resources to address potential environmental problems.
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May 19, 2014
ADEQ Issues Particulate Matter-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma on Tuesday as High Winds Expected to Stir Dust
PHOENIX (May 19, 2014) -- The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Yuma area for Tuesday, May 20 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10 microns or less in size.
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May 14, 2014
Morales, Birks-Mitchell Selected as Leaders of Arizona Recycling Advisory Committee as Group Reconstitutes
PHOENIX (May 14, 2014) – Lucy Morales of Flagstaff was selected chairwoman and Elaine Birks-Mitchell of Phoenix vice chairwoman of the Arizona Recycling Advisory Committee during the reconstituted group’s first meeting last Thursday.
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May 6, 2014
ADEQ Encourages Governments, Non-Profits to Apply for Brownfields Funding by end of Fiscal Year, June 30
PHOENIX (May 6, 2014) – The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality encourages cities, towns, counties, other governmental entities and non-profit groups in the state to submit applications and proposals for brownfields grants by June 30 for Fiscal Year 2015, which begins July 1.
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