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Check back here often for the latest and greatest in economic, regulatory and scientific news affecting us here in Arizona. You can submit an article of interest to our membership by contacting Lisa Culbert at info@epaz.org

September 29, 2016, ADEQ Press Release

Emerging Contaminants in Arizona Water: A Status Report
"The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is pleased to announce "Emerging Contaminants in Arizona Water: A Status Report", authored by the Advisory Panel on Emerging Contaminants (APEC), is complete and available for download."   Click here for more information.

August 31, 2016, EPA Press Release

EPA announces contract opportunities worth $85 million for Navajo Nation uranium mine cleanup work
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Request for Proposals for the Navajo Area Uranium Mines Response, Assessment, and Evaluation Services contract.  This RFP, with an estimated value of $85 million, is a solicitation for firms capable of performing the work to submit proposals.  “EPA’s contract is a vital step in the effort to clean up the legacy of uranium contamination in and around the Navajo Nation,” said Enrique Manzanilla, EPA Superfund Division Director for the Pacific Southwest. “The RFP’s criteria aim to maximize job opportunities for Navajo businesses and individuals.”  Click here for more information.

September 15, 2015, ADEQ Press Release

Governor Ducey Proclaims Sept. 21-27 Pollution Prevention (P2) Week
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today that Governor Douglas A. Ducey has designated the week of Sept. 21-27 by proclamation as P2 Week. ADEQ invites the general public, schools, local governments, and businesses to be a part of P2 Week by incorporating activities in your daily routine that reduce, reuse and recycle waste.  ADEQ also will host free P2 webinars during P2 Week that showcase examples of successful strategies implemented by ADEQ P2 Program participants, which in addition to reducing pollution, increased efficiency and saved money.  Click here for more information.

March 20, 2015, By Luci Scott for AZ Builder's Exchange

Williams Eyed for $400M Theme Park
Developers are considering a $400M, 488-acre theme park near the Grand Canyon to draw even more tourists from within Arizona and to boost the draw of northern Arizona for out-of-staters.  Learn more at http://azbex.com/williams-eyed-for-400m-theme-park/.