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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.

Publication Date: Sep.18

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Kicks Off Arizona Pollution Prevention Week Sept. 17 - 23, 2017

ADEQ officials announce today the kick-off of Arizona Pollution Prevention (P2) Week. This year's P2 Week will focus on Energy Conservation and continues to encourage businesses to save money and conserve Arizona’s natural resources for future generations.

Since its inception, ADEQ’s P2 Program helped eligible businesses set goals to protect and enhance Arizona’s public health and environment with the following cumulative achievements:

Publication Date: Sep.14

PRESS RELEASE | New Program to Protect Health and Encourage Actions for Healthier Air

The Tucson area will soon be receiving five-day air quality forecasts from the ADEQ, thanks to a collaborative effort between ADEQ and Pima County Department of Environmental Quality. ADEQ has been providing air quality forecasts for Maricopa and Pinal counties for almost two decades and, beginning Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, this service will be available for the Tucson area. This is the first time that ADEQ has initiated air quality forecasts for a region that is attaining the U.S.

Publication Date: Sep.13

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ADEQ officials announce today the kick-off of Arizona Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, Sept. 17 – 23, 2017. This year's P2 Week will focus on Energy Conservation and continues to encourage businesses to save money and conserve Arizona’s natural resources for future generations | Learn More >

Publication Date: Sep.11

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

ADEQ is issuing an ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County, effective Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Sep.8

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Launches Air Yuma Mobile App

ADEQ officials announced today the launch of Air Yuma, a free mobile app to help Yuma area residents, visitors, caregivers, healthcare providers, parents and teachers protect their health and learn simple actions they can take to improve the quality of our air. Air Yuma keeps users informed about regional outdoor air quality conditions and how unhealthy air can affect how we live and breathe. The app gives users instant access to real-time outdoor air quality information as easy to understand as weather forecasts.

Publication Date: Sep.6

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Issues Fish Consumption Advisories for Lakes in Apache, Maricopa and Navajo Counties

ADEQ, in association with the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD), has issued three new advisories that recommend fish consumption amounts to protect public health. These advisories are based on recent analysis of data from fish tissue samples, which showed elevated levels of mercury in fillets from different fish species from lakes in three Arizona counties as follows:

Publication Date: Sep.5

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisories for Maricopa County Effective Tuesday, Sept. 5 & Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

ADEQ is issuing ozone High Pollution Advisories (HPA) for Maricopa County, effective Tuesday, Sept. 5 & Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Aug.30

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

ADEQ is issuing an ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County, effective Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

Publication Date: Aug.28

PRESS RELEASE | ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County Effective Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

ADEQ is issuing an ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County, effective Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

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