Emilie Masella

Free Class A/B Operator Training for Owners & Operators of UST Systems

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is offering the following no-cost Class A/B operator training to help underground storage tank (UST) owners and operators meet requirements and ensure UST systems are properly managed. The live webinar will also be led by an expert UST instructor in real time and there will be opportunities to have …

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Preliminary Decision to Issue a State 401 Water Quality Certification of a Federal Action for the Sunnyside Exploratory Drilling Project

ADEQ intends to issue a State 401 water quality certification to Arizona Standard LLC for the Sunnyside Exploratory Drilling project in Coronado National Forest. March 22, 2021 is the deadline for postmarked and received comments. View Public Notice > Additionally, for more information about CWA Section 401 State Water Quality Certifications visit azdeq.gov/CWA401. For more ADEQ …

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ADEQ Scientists, ASU Grad Students Use Machine Learning to Explore the Big Questions of Ozone Formation

PHOENIX (Feb. 18, 2021) – Exploring the variables that contribute to ozone formation is the focus of a new partnership among ADEQ, the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and Amazon Web Services. ADEQ data scientists and meteorologists have teamed up with a cohort of W. P. Carey graduate students. The students …

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Drive less to show your love for the air this Valentine’s Day

PIMA COUNTY, Feb. 12, 2021 – Valentine’s Day is a perfect day to remember there is much to love about air in Pima County. Most days in 2020 were “good” air quality days as measured by Pima County Department of Environmental Quality air quality monitors in addition to the AirNow Air Quality Index. There are …

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EPA Awards up to $220 million in Contracts for Cleanup at Navajo Nation Area Abandoned Uranium Mines

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced three contract awards for cleanup efforts at more than 50 abandoned uranium mine sites in and around the Navajo Nation. The Navajo Area Abandoned Mine Remedial Construction and Services Contracts (AMRCS) are worth up to $220 million over the next five years. The contracts …

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Biohazardous Medical Waste Rulemaking – Part III

This Zoom workshop is to gather stakeholder input on the Biohazardous Medical Waste (BMW) draft rule revisions. Please review the BMW Draft Rule document, which provides the draft rule revision language. Date: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Location: Zoom Meeting | Register > We look forward to hearing your input on these …

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Surface Water Quality Data for the 2022 CWA Assessment

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is seeking surface water quality data. The 2022 Clean Water Act (CWA) Assessment will use the data. This report is also known as Arizona’s Integrated 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report. ADEQ uses monitoring data to assess whether lake and stream uses are protected by the CWA and in …

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EPA Federal Registry Update & ADEQ Article 10 Review

By: Joyann Hernandez, Sunflower Environmental Compliance Group LLC Agency Information Collection Request for  New Source Production Standard for Municipal Solid Waste (2021-01971; 86 FR 7552) ( Federal Register :: Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review as well as Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Renewal) ) Agency Information Collection Request for Requirement …

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