Air Quality

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Sat., Dec. 31, 2016 and Sun., January 1, 2017, for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in Maricopa County, Arizona. These HPAs are due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM2.5.

During these HPAs, Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) declares a “No Burn Day” in Maricopa County, which puts the following mandatory restrictions in effect:


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