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EPA Highlights Important Progress in Protecting Communities from PFAS

EPA Highlights Important Progress in Protecting Communities from PFAS November 17, 2022 https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-highlights-important-progress-protecting-communities-pfas   Contact Information EPA Press Office (press@epa.gov)  WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released “A Year of Progress Under EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap,” which underscores key actions taken by the agency during the first year of implementing the PFAS Roadmap. …

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Biden Administration Continues Phasedown of Super-Pollutants to Combat Climate Change and Boost U.S. Manufacturing

Key Actions to Phasedown HFCs 40% in 2024 Put U.S. on Track with Kigali Amendment to Protect People and the Planet   WASHINGTON (Oct. 20, 2022) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced additional actions to phase down climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a crucial component of President Biden’s ambitious agenda to combat the climate crisis …

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UPS Settles with EPA to Correct Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations Nationwide

UPS Settles with EPA to Correct Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations Nationwide Company to implement environmental policies to prevent future noncompliance   WASHINGTON (October 19, 2022) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) to resolve violations of hazardous waste regulations at 1,160 facilities across forty-five (45) states …

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CITY OF TUCSON ISSUES LATEST CLIMATE ACTION REPORT

CITY OF TUCSON ISSUES LATEST CLIMATE ACTION REPORT  The latest Climate Action Report catches up with the Climate Action and Adaptation outreach team and the Office of Equity to explore their meaningful planning processes to create effective and long-lasting policies and programs that address environmental injustice. Each month, the feature story dives deeper into the …

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EPA Proposed Rule for PFOA and PFOS Chemicals

EPA Proposed Rule for PFOA and PFOS Chemicals EPA is proposing a rule on Designation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) andPerfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS) as CERCLA HazardousSubstances. FRL #: 7204-02-OLEM Docket ID #: EPA-HQ-OLEM-2019-0341   Please note is is a pre-publication notice.   https://www.epa.gov/system/files/documents/2022-08/FRL%207204-02-OLEM%20_%20Designating%20PFOA%20and%20PFOS%20as%20HSs%20_NPRM_20220823.pdf    

ADEQ 2022 Legislative Summary

ADEQ 2022 Legislative Summary This summary highlights 2022 bills and budget items that most impact ADEQ, our customers and the larger stakeholder community. This session was extremely productive, and changes enacted will help accelerate protection of public health and the environment while we strive to provide continued technical and operational excellence and radical simplicity for …

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ADEQ Public Notices

ADEQ Public Notices To better serve and inform Arizonans, ADEQ offers a free service that sends subscribers email notifications when a public notice is issued. These notices may include opportunities to comment on permit activities, proposed cleanup actions, rulemaking, public hearings, and other information that may be of interest.  All current ADEQ public notices can …

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ADOT’s Stormwater Virtual Workshop

ADOT’s Stormwater Virtual Workshop ADOT’s Water Resources team has released its annual Stormwater Management Plan Virtual Workshop. A self-guided presentation with information on the plan is available on the ADOT website. Questions and comments on the plan can be sent to ADOTWater@azdot.gov.

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Epic’s 2nd Annual RemFest One Full day of education and action as we reconvene for EPIC’s 2nd Annual RemFest on October 27th, 2022. Come join us for the educational and entertainment event you’ve been waiting for. 9 rounds of awesome speakers followed by an after party like no other. We will be hosting our traditional …

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Pima County Department of Environmental Quality Bulletin

Celebrate World Car Free Day on Thursday, Sept. 22 Celebrate World Car Free Day on Thursday, Sept. 22   September 19, 2022 — Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) and the University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services host a celebration for World Car Free Day on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event …

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