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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Ozone High Pollution Advisory issued for Monday, August 2 and Tuesday, August 3u

Ozone HPA Press Release

 The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing an Ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County effective Monday, August 2 and Tuesday, Aug 3. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed t...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Maricopa County Air Quality Department Awarded by National Association of Counties

NACo 2021 Achievement Award Winners

Phoenix, AZ (June 22, 2021) - The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced the winners of the 2021 Achievement Awards. The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) received five of the awards. 

NACo awards recognize county governmen...

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Air Quality
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

Ozone Campaign Press Release

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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Air Quality
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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