News Flash

Posted on: August 17, 2022

Ozone High Pollution Advisories: What They Mean and How You Can Stay Safe

HPAs_whattheymean

PHOENIX (August 17, 2022) – Maricopa County residents may have noticed numerous ozone High Pollution Advisories (HPAs) this summer. The purpose of an HPA is to notify the public about the potential for unhealthy air quality conditions so everyon...

Read on...

Air Quality
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Ozone High Pollution Advisory extended to Wednesday, August 17

Ozone High Pollution Advisory

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing an Ozone High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Maricopa County extended to Wednesday, August 17. This HPA is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health stand...

Read on...

Air Quality
Posted on: May 9, 2022

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

Commit to One Day

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...

Read on...

Air Quality
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Maricopa County’s Air Quality Impacted by Improper Weed Removal

Weed Removal

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...

Read on...

Air Quality
Posted on: March 14, 2022

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

CommLawnGarden

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...

Read on...

Air Quality
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Program Subawards Announced

small logo-150

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...

Read on...

Air Quality