Monday, May 29, 2017

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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality News

Arizona regulators should wait for final Clean Power Plan decision complying, one legal expert says

In light of the Supreme Court issuing a stay on the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a legal expert says regulators at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) should halt all preparations to comply with the CPP until the matter is resolved in the courts.
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ADEQ’s Ian Bingham appointed as communications director

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced this week that ADEQ Ombudsman and Tribal Liaison Ian Bingham will now also serve as the department’s new communications director.
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ADEQ issues permit in record time for innovative Concord electricity generation facility

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) recently issued a class II air quality permit for a Concord Blue Eagar LLC facility in Apache County, completing the process in a record 85 days.
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St. Johns joins ADEQ compliance program for small communities

Arizona’s City of St. Johns recently joined the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s (ADEQ) Small Communities Environmental Compliance Assistance Program (SCECAP), which helps small, typically rural communities maintain compliance with environmental regulations.
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ADEQ recognizes 12 new members of its Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) highlighted 12 new members of its Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP), which promotes organizations that take on environmental responsibilities beyond those required by state and federal law.
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Springerville, AZ, completes Small Community Environmental Protection Plan

Springerville, Arizona became the state’s third municipality to develop a Small Community Environmental Protection Plan (SCEPP), which will enable the town to provide better environmental benefits to its residents
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Wickenburg, Arizona residents and organizations invited to learn about state environmental programs at roadshow event

Arizona’s Environmental Resources Roadshow, a program run by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Keep Arizona Beautiful (KAZB), will stop in Wickenburg on Jan. 28.
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Aftermath Solutions to provide $150,000 for first responder training in Arizona

Aftermath Solutions Inc., based in Illinois, will contribute $150,000 to provide Arizona first responders with Occupation Safety and Health Administration blood-borne pathogen training for three years, as a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP).
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ADEQ partners with Arizona Game and Fish Department to promote water quality

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) awarded the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) a $412,000 Water Quality Improvement grant on Monday, which will be used to improve the water quality in the San Pedro River, Little Colorado River and Oak Creek.
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Arizona DEQ proposes permit renewal for Globe wastewater treatment plant

The permit will allow the city’s wastewater treatment plant to discharge pollutants into water.
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ADEQ lifts fish consumption ban from Gila River, tributaries

After a 24-year ban due to unsafe levels of banned pesticides, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced this week that it has lifted the consumption ban against fish from the Gila River and its tributaries, an area encompassing 100 stream miles and 286 lake acres.
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Arizona declares Lake Powell safe for recreational activities

Declaration comes after contaminated water from Gold King Mine spill works its way downstream.
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Arizona DEQ announces $45,000 Brownfields Grant

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced today that it has given Angel’s Corner Inc., a Brownfields Grant of $45,000 to address asbestos and lead-based paint contamination at the former Canyon Trading Post.
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