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Pima County Department of Environmental Quality serves Pima County residents by working with the community to protect public health and the environment.
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Pima County DEQ Oct 19
is all good this morning. air quality monitors are recording values at 20 or below! Drive less and avoid vehicle idling to keep the air "good" and healthy to breathe. Healthy Air Is In Our Hands.
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Pima County DEQ Oct 16
Today is a great day to consider how important is to growing ! Learn more about the actions you can take to improve local quality.
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Pima County DEQ Oct 16
On allow me to introduce our fun loving purr-filled cats who were all born into a feral cat colony. (Note the clipped ear on the kitty with the gecko.) They fill our lives with affection & take a tickle under the chin as payment. has kitties!
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Pima County DEQ Oct 11
If winds pick up this afternoon, there's a possibility that particulate levels could go up, too. If you live close to where land has been disturbed, you may want to reduce exposure to outside air, if it starts to get dusty. Keep track of air quality at
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Pima County DEQ Oct 11
During , prevent and protect community health, safety, air quality and our beautiful Sonoran Desert by eliminating buffelgrass on your property.
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Pima County DEQ Oct 8
Trees shade us from the brilliantly toasty sun so we can walk more, provide homes for wildlife & create oxygen for us to breathe. What's not to love? Healthy Air Is In Our Hands. Plant more trees, Tucson! Learn more
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Pima County DEQ Oct 4
Indulge yourself in poetry from on . . "Even the dry earth makes a sound of joy when the rain touches." Make every drop count.
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Pima County DEQ Oct 4
On , how much animals enrich our lives and acknowledge that we all share the same air, land & water. Healthy Air Is In Our Hands. Drive & Idle Less. The critters around you will approve!
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Pima County DEQ Oct 2
While searching for illegal dumps, Inspector caught this raindropped view of a desert trail through his windshield. Don't be a second-hand dumper. Always hire a reputable hauler & request a landfill receipt before full payment by check. Learn more
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Pima County DEQ Oct 1
The perfect day to kick the vehicle idling habit & protect young lungs. Avoid idling on school campuses to improve air quality & reduce asthma episodes. Park & go inside instead of using drive thrus at drug stores, banks & restaurants. Idle Less for Healthy Air.
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Pima County DEQ Oct 1
Desert Dwellers love the rain & it is good for the air we all breathe. Keep clean by repairing leaky vehicles & picking up what your dog leaves behind. Healthy Air (& Water) Is In Our Hands.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 24
No need to hide inside today! should be "good" because Forecasters tell us so. Receive ADEQ's 5-Day Air Quality Forecasts & you (and at-risk loved ones) will always be aware of any Tucson-area bad air days.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 20
matters for all who share the planet. program samples stormwater & finds high levels of E. coli in some areas. Protect stormwater & wildlife who depend on it by picking up what your dog has left behind.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 18
is looking "green" (which is "good") through Saturday. Breathe in that healthy air & do what you can to keep it that way. Healthy Air Is In Our Hands - Drive Less & Idle Less.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 18
It's ! Did you know that monitors stormwater at 5 monitoring sites in checking for contaminants & working to keep water clean. Elevated E. coli levels are often reported, , so remember to pick up after your dog.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 18
Communing with the environment is one of the many advantages to . Saving gas, reducing traffic congestion, eliminating tailpipe emissions, improving air quality, buring calories, strengthening muscles, relieving stress... Drive Less - Healthy Air Is In Our Hands.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 17
Composting is a great way to celebrate . Less waste to be be landfilled & improved soil for water retention in your yard & plant growth in your garden. Yahoo 4 bugs that help turn our old fruits, veggies and other items into gold!
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Pima County DEQ Sep 17
Conserving energy is an easy way to prevent air pollution - pop up the A.C. a degree or two and put on the fan. And skipping the drive thru by parking and going inside will reduce engine idling, gasoline use and help keep the air healthy to breathe.
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Pima County DEQ Sep 14
Next week is . Protect healthy air, water and land, as well as . Pollutants can damage everyone's health and historic architecture, too. Here's a tip - Drive Less & Idle Less to prevent air pollution!
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Pima County DEQ Sep 13
Saturday, 9/15, is . Tucson might not have coast lines, but our washes, rivers & lakes have shores. Keep them clean by picking up trash & supporting the efforts of through
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