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  • Air Quality Advisory issued for Pima County

    May 3, 2013 2:49 PM

    TUCSON - The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality is issuing an air quality advisory due to elevated levels of wind-blown particulate matter today. Gusty winds have caused airborne particulate matter levels to approach the "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" category on the Air Quality Index. Particulate matter is made... more »
  • Ozone health watch issued Friday for metro Phoenix

    August 20, 2010 6:00 AM

    PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an ozone health watch for metropolitan Phoenix on Friday. Ozone production is expected to increase as daytime temperatures rise and little cloud cover is expected. Ozone is an invisible gas created when other pollutants in the air are heated. It... more »
  • State issues ozone watch for Phoenix on Thursday

    May 13, 2010 6:00 AM

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) State environmental officials have issued an ozone air quality health watch for Thursday in metro Phoenix. Ozone production and accumulation are expected to increase as temperatures rise and cloud cover is expected to be minimal. A health watch is issued when ozone levels may approach the federal... more »
  • Law firm gearing up for suit over AZ air pollution

    April 14, 2010 3:55 PM

    PHOENIX (AP) A public interest law firm is moving closer to filing a lawsuit over clean air violations in Maricopa County. The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest served notice on the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality that the state is in violation of "an emission standard or... more »
  • Metro Phoenix's ozone season begins Thursday

    April 1, 2010 6:01 AM

    PHOENIX (AP) Thursday marks the beginning of metropolitan Phoenix's six-month ozone reporting season. The state had issued 31 health watches and six high pollution advisories in 2009. Those results were an improvement over 2008, when there were 44 health watches and 11 high pollution advisories for the Phoenix area. Officials... more »

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