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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Ozone High Pollution Advisory issued for Wednesday, 09/15 and Thursday, 09/16

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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing an Ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County effective Wednesday, 09/15 and Thursday, 09/16. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federa...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Reduce Dust When Planting Winter Ryegrass

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PHOENIX (September 14, 2021) — The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) encourages commercial properties, government agencies, and residents to take dust reduction measures when planting winter ryegrass this fall. Scalping existing Ber...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

New MCAQD Public Information Officer and Media Contact

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DATE:           May 4, 2021

WHO:            Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD)

WHAT:          &nb...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

‘Commit to One Day, Help Keep Ozone Away’ Campaign Kicks Off

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PHOENIX (April 19, 2021) – Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is encouraging county residents to help reduce harmful ground-level ozone pollution during the spring and summer months by participating in Maricopa County’s ann...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Improper Weed Removal Can Lead to Serious Health Effects

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PHOENIX (February 22, 2021) – With the changing of seasons, weeds become a major nuisance in Maricopa County. Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is encouraging property owners to be aware of the potential health impacts caused by dus...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Program Subawards Announced

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PHOENIX (February 11, 2021) – The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is pleased to announce it has chosen seven organizations as the 2020 program year State Clean Diesel Grant Program subaward recipients. The State Clean Diesel Grant...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Funding Available Through DERA FY21 State Clean Diesel Grant Program

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PHOENIX (February 1, 2021) – Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is administering the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) State Clean Diesel Grant Program, which is designed to improv...

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