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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Ozone High Pollution Advisory issued for Friday, Aug. 5 - Sunday, Aug. 7

Ozone High Pollution Advisory

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing an Ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County effective Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the f...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Maricopa County Air Quality Department launches ‘Commit to One Day, Help Keep Ozone Away’ Campaign

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PHOENIX (May 09, 2022) – Every spring and summer season, the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) raises awareness about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone on air quality and the health of Maricopa County residents. MCAQD challe...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Maricopa County’s Air Quality Impacted by Improper Weed Removal

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PHOENIX (March 21, 2022) – Air pollution caused by dust is a concern for Maricopa County residents throughout the year, but the removal of weeds during spring and summer months becomes a major nuisance for air quality. Improper weed rem...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Mowing Down Pollution Program expands to include Commercial Lawn and Garden Equipment

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PHOENIX (March 14, 2022) –The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) in partnership with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, is expanding the Mowing Down Pollution program to include commercial lawn and garden equipment. Gov...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Program Subawards Announced

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PHOENIX (February 1, 2022) – The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is pleased to announce that three organizations have been selected as the 2021 program year State Clean Diesel Grant Program subaward recipients. The State Clean Die...

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