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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for course particulate matter (PM-10) effective October 10 in the Yuma area. PM-10 is made up of small particles found in dust. ADEQ recommends that people limit outdoor activity while the HPA is in effect, especially children and adults with respiratory problems.

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for course particulate matter (PM-10) effective July 13 in the Phoenix area. PM-10 is made up of small particles found in dust. ADEQ recommends that people limit outdoor activity while the HPA is in effect, especially children and adults with respiratory problems.

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for course particulate matter (PM-10) effective May 16, 2019 in Maricopa County. PM-10 is made up of small particles found in dust. ADEQ recommends that people limit outdoor activity while the HPA is in effect, especially children and adults with respiratory problems.

Health Impacts

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Aug. 30, 2018, for coarse particulate matter (PM-10) for the Yuma area in Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM-10. PM-10 is commonly known as dust

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Aug. 15, 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 (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Aug. 7 and 8, for coarse particulate matter (PM-10) for the Yuma area in Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM-10. PM-10 is commonly known as dust

It is that time again when weeds become a major nuisance in Maricopa County.

Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) encourages property owners to be aware of the potential health impacts caused by dust from weed removal.

A permit from MCAQD is required when removing weeds by mechanized equipment (discing, blading or scraping) if this activity disturbs more than 1/10 of an acre. If the weeds are removed with a mower, weed eater or hand tool, a permit is not required.

Drivers should be prepared for blowing dust and reduced visibility along Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The National Weather Service says gusty winds were recorded in the Casa Grande area today and the Department of Public Safety reported areas of blowing dust crossing I-10 southeast of Phoenix.

Dust along portions of I-10 is just one of a number of weather-related issues motorists may encounter across the state due to the third in a series of winter storms in recent days.

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