Arizona Department of Environmental Quality

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Aug. 7 and 8, 2018, for coarse particulate matter (PM-10) for Maricopa County, Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM-10.

During this HPA, Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) has declared a “No Burn Day” in Maricopa County and the following mandatory restrictions are in effect:

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone High Pollution Advisory for Monday and Tuesday, July 30-31, 2018.

Restrictions

  • Employees and contractors of government entities are prohibited from operating leaf blowers. 
  • Open burning activity is restricted in Maricopa County. This includes individuals and businesses which have burn permits for open burning.

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