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Publication Date: Dec.6

ADEQ Study Confirms Public School Drinking Water Below Established Testing Levels

Arizona’s public school drinking water systems were below established testing levels for lead contamination, according to just-completed Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) testing. The study used a more conservative standard for examining potential lead contamination than is established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Publication Date: Nov.30

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Publication Date: Nov.16

PRESS RELEASE | Innovative App Helps Citizen Scientists Protect Arizona Water Quality

ADEQ announces the launch of a new tool, Arizona Water Watch mobile app, allowing "Citizen Scientists" to contribute photos and data that will help ADEQ more quickly discover and analyze water quality issues in Arizona. Anyone can become a Citizen Scientist by collaborating with professionals in scientific research, in just a few minutes on a smartphone.

Publication Date: Oct.23

MEDIA ADVISORY | ADEQ Announces a $120,827 Brownfields Grant to Mohave County, AZ for Arnold Plaza Abatement Project

ADEQ officials announced today a $120,827 Brownfields Grant award to Mohave County, Ariz. to conduct an asbestos and lead-based paint abatement at Arnold Plaza in the City of Kingman.

The abatement work funded by this grant will help the County move forward with plans to sell Arnold Plaza to the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council, who will remodel the building for use as a veterans services facility.

MEDIA ADVISORY | ADEQ Announces a $12,000 Brownfields Grant to the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside in Navajo County

ADEQ officials announced today a $12,000 Brownfields Grant award to the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside to conduct an asbestos and lead-based paint survey of the old Town Hall building at the corner of Niels Hansen and Jackson Lanes.

Publication Date: Oct.19

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Issues PM-10 High Pollution Advisory for the Yuma Area Effective Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

ADEQ has issued a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for today, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, for coarse particulate matter (PM10) for the Yuma area in Arizona.

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Announces $62,850 Brownfields Grant to the Town of Miami, Gila County, AZ

ADEQ officials announced today a $62,850 Brownfields Grant award to the Town of Miami to help the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum (BPCCM) expand its exhibits by making use of the basement of its historic building located at 150 North Plaza Circle in Miami. Currently contaminated with asbestos and lead-based paint, the building's basement remains closed to the public.

Publication Date: Sep.21

PRESS RELEASE | Green Light, Go Fish: “Green Light” List of Fish to Eat Without Restrictions, Including All Trout, Released

Arizona anglers have a ton of “Green Light” reasons to keep catching and cooking fresh fish.

For the first time, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) and ADEQ have launched an initiative to highlight a “green light” list of fish species from specific waters that may be consumed without limits.

The list includes all trout statewide. Arizona has a total of 220 waters that AZGFD manages for trout, making up approximately 40,000 surface acres of lakes and 1,000 miles of rivers or streams.

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