Newsroom: Press Release Archive: March 2012

March 28, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held April 7 at Whole Foods Markets in Tucson
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for residents of Tucson and the surrounding area will be held Saturday, April 7 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the parking lots of Whole Foods Markets at 3360 E. Speedway Blvd. and 7133 N. Oracle Road in Tucson.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

March 27, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event Scheduled for April 7 at Whole Foods Markets in Valley
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for residents of Phoenix and the surrounding area will be held Saturday, April 7 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the parking lots of the Whole Foods Market stores at 10810 N. Tatum Blvd. and 7111 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix, 2955 W. Ray Road in Chandler, 8688 E. Raintree Drive in Scottsdale and 5120 S. Rural Road in Tempe.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

March 22, 2012
ADEQ Issues First "Stop-Use Order" Because of Leaking Gasoline Tanks that affect Health, Environment in Snowflake
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued its first "stop-use order" for leaking underground storage tanks that are potentially threatening the public health and environment in the Town of Snowflake.
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March 20, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Regional Electronics Waste Recycling, Paper Shredding Event for Globe/Miami March 31
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Gila County officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling and paper shredding event for Globe, Miami and surrounding area residents will be held Saturday, March 31 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 2100 Highway 60 in Globe, next to the Dollar Tree Store.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

March 16, 2012
ADEQ Officials to Hold World Water Day Event at Winslow High School March 22, Train Students for Canyon Event
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials will celebrate International World Water Day on March 22 with a series of water testing demonstrations at Winslow High School along with helping the school’s Grand Canyon Club plan for an environmental project testing Colorado River water in the natural wonder in late April.
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March 15, 2012
Bullhead City to host Electronic Waste, Household Hazardous Waste Recycling, Paper Shred March 24 at Public Works Yard
Bullhead City and other Mohave County residents can dispose of their stockpiles of electronics waste and household hazardous waste in addition to discarded appliances for free and pay a nominal fee for paper shredding during a combined event Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at and adjoining the public works yard, 1285 Alona’s Way.
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Free E-Waste Recycling Event

March 14, 2012
Air Quality Permit Issued to Freeport's Morenci Mine for Dust Controls in Project that could add Hundreds of Jobs
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that an air quality permit has been issued to Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. to build a new concentrator. The expanded operations, currently in the advanced evaluation stage, could add up to 600 permanent jobs at the Morenci mine while using top-of-the-line dust controls.
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March 07, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Electronics Waste Recycling Event will be held Saturday, March 17 at Heritage Park in Florence
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free electronics waste recycling event for residents of Florence and the surrounding area will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the 600 block of North Main Street, at Heritage Park.
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March 05, 2012
ADEQ Issues a Particulate Matter (PM10) High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Phoenix Metro Area for Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Tuesday, March 6 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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March 05, 2012
ADEQ Issues Particulate Matter-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma on Tuesday as High Winds Expected to Stir Dust
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for the Yuma area for Tuesday, March 6 for PM-10, or particulate matter 10-microns or less in size.
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March 01, 2012
ADEQ Announces Free Regional La Paz County Electronics Waste Recycling Event for Saturday, March 10 in Parker
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a free regional La Paz County electronics waste recycling event will be held Saturday, March 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Parker at the old Dayton Superior building across from La Paz Regional Hospital in the 1200 block of West Mohave Road.
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