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    Sep 17, 2021 - PDEQ is opening a 90-day public comment period today in order for the public to provide comments on the proposed Becton, Dickinson & Company Air Quality Permit. PDEQ will also host a virtual Open House on October 6, 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. and an in-person Open House on October 27, 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Lauffer Middle School, 5385 E. Littletown Road, Tucson. All in-person attendees are encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required. A virtual Public Hearing will be held on November 3, 2021, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The purpose of these meetings is to share information and obtain public comments on the proposed issuance of the BD air quality permit. Written comments regarding this project will be accepted by PDEQ during the official Public Comment Period which begins on September 17, 2021 and ends on December 17, 2021. 
    Jun 05, 2019 - Planned biotech incubator will be built in Innovation Park in Oro Valley and operated by the nonprofit Oro Valley Innovation Labs 
    Jan 09, 2019 - Rio Nuevo, J.E. Dunn to build downtown’s first Class A office building in 30 years. 
    Apr 18, 2018 - The designation allows investments made in the Opportunity Zones to become eligible for reductions on capital gains taxes 
    Feb 20, 2018 - Small Business Commission presents the awards each year to small business who stand out in the community 
    Jul 12, 2017 - Supporting DM and the Air Guard bases are key components the county's Economic Development Plan.  
    Apr 06, 2017 - Site compiles select property information to ease research for site selectors.  
    Jan 03, 2017 - One meeting will be held in each Supervisor's district 
    Dec 30, 2016 - Construction completed on time and under budget 
    Dec 14, 2016 - County to seek partnership with Rio Nuevo to lease, market for development 2 county-owned properties 
    Dec 08, 2016 - Plum Windows and Doors and Vistoso Automotive this year's winners.  
    Nov 22, 2016 - Board will support Raytheon Foreign Trade Zone property tax break  
    Nov 22, 2016 - Update outlines ways the County will continue building a foundation for long-term economic growth and stability.  
    Oct 12, 2016 - Company will relocate to county’s aerospace and tech park, add 200 jobs. 
    Jun 14, 2016 - The county signed an economic development agreement with World View in January 
    Jun 09, 2016 - Meet with Nogales Maquiladora Association, tour Mariposa Port of Entry 
    Apr 13, 2016 - Pima County leaders support possible move of first Reserve-led squadron 
    Jan 22, 2016 - Both public officials hope to engender cross-border goodwill and improve trade and tourism.  
    Apr 24, 2015 - Santa Cruz County and the Ports of Entry play vital roles in Pima County’s economic development efforts in Mexico.  
    Mar 06, 2015 - Comments on the 13 strategies to grow county economy accepted through March 20.