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Publication Date: Sep.19

ADEQ Kicks Off Arizona Pollution Prevention Week Sept. 18 – 24, 2016

ADEQ officials announced today the kick-off of Arizona Pollution Prevention (P2) Week. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, ADEQ’s P2 Program continues to encourage businesses to save money and conserve Arizona’s natural resources for future generations.

Publication Date: Sep.12

Governor Ducey Proclaims Arizona Pollution Prevention Week Sept. 18 – 24, 2016

ADEQ officials announced today that Governor Douglas A. Ducey has designated the week of September 18 – 24 by proclamation as Arizona Pollution Prevention (P2) Week. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the ADEQ P2 Program encourages the general public, schools, local governments and businesses to be a part of Arizona P2 Week and learn about steps we all can incorporate in our daily routines to prevent and reduce waste, improve the health of our communities and environment, and elevate our standard of living.

Publication Date: Aug.19

ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

ADEQ is issuing an ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County, effective Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the new, lower federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Aug.17

ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016

ADEQ is extending the ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County for a sixth consecutive day, effective today, Thursday, August 18, 2016. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the new, lower federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Aug.15

ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Mon - Wed, Aug. 15-17, 2016

ADEQ extended the weekend ozone High Pollution Advisories (HPAs) for Maricopa County for three additional days, effective Mon – Wed, Aug. 15 – 17, 2016 (for a total of five consecutive days). These HPAs are due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the new, lower federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Aug.12

ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Sat., & Sun., Aug. 13-14, 2016

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing ozone High Pollution Advisories (HPAs) for Maricopa County effective this weekend, Sat. and Sun., August 13-14, 2016. These HPAs are due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the new, lower federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Aug.9

ADEQ, ADOT and Keep Arizona Beautiful Host Free Environmental Resources Roadshows

Everyone is invited: community members, elected officials, Tribes, government agencies, school representatives and business members. 

Publication Date: Aug.8

ADEQ Awards $1.9 Million in Grants to Improve Arizona’s Water Quality

ADEQ officials announced today seven Water Quality Improvement Grant (WQIG) awards totaling more than $1.9 million to fund field projects aimed at reducing E.

Publication Date: Aug.3

ADEQ Grants First Brownfields Project Funds to Tribal Nation

ADEQ officials announced today the first state brownfields grant award to a tribal nation for $5,500. ADEQ’s grant will provide the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) with funds to conduct a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment on property known as “Mosquito Flats” in La Paz County.

Publication Date: Aug.1

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY | Largemouth Bass Caught in Scott Reservoir, Navajo County

ADEQ, in association with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, has issued a fish consumption advisory recommending that people limit consumption of largemouth bass caught from Scott Reservoir in Navajo County. ADEQ is issuing this advisory because recent analysis of data from fish tissue samples taken from Scott Reservoir contained elevated levels of mercury.

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