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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Maricopa County Air Quality Department Announces $1 Million Funding Available for State Clean Diesel

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PHOENIX (February 2, 2024) – The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is pleased to announce that it is administering the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) State Clean Diesel Grant Pr...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Reduce Dust When Planting Winter Ryegrass

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Phoenix (September 19, 2023) - To promote better air quality, the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is asking commercial and resort properties, golf courses, residents, and all government agencies to adopt proper dust reduction practices whil...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Air Quality Department Partners with Camp Not-A-Wheeze Supporting Children with Asthma

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Phoenix (May 2, 2023) – The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) is teaming up with Camp Not-A-Wheeze to help improve the quality of life for children with asthma. The partnership will focus on providing air quality education and resou...

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Air Quality
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Improper Weed Removal Impacts Maricopa County’s Air Quality

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Phoenix (March 08, 2023) - The warmer, drier conditions during spring and summer months contribute to increased concentrations of dust in the air, creating a nuisance for Maricopa County residents. During this time of year, the improper removal of weeds w...

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