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    Low-cost air sensor 
    Nov 09, 2022 - Air pollution sensors to be deployed at schools. 
    Activate Your Commute 2018 
    Oct 13, 2022 - Learn from the experts about biking, transit, carpooling, bike-share and scooter-share at this free open house event and workshops. 
    Walk-N-Roll crosswalk 
    Sep 30, 2022 - Walk, bike, scooter, skateboard, or rollerblade for health and cleaner air 
     
    Sep 29, 2022 - There will be a new operator effective October 1, 2022. 
    Bike commuter 
    Sep 19, 2022 - Event is 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at UA mall  
    Walk N Roll to School 2022 
    Aug 29, 2022 - Walk-N-Roll to School Week is Oct. 3 -7 
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Aug 17, 2022 - High Pollution Advisory for Aug. 17 
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Aug 15, 2022 - High Pollution Advisory for Aug. 15 
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Aug 05, 2022 - Department Homepage News Article Summary Goes Here 
    Waste tires 
    Aug 04, 2022 - The Pima County Waste Tire Collection Site, located at 5301 W. Ina Road, is temporarily closed due to unsafe conditions resulting from monsoon rains.  
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Jul 15, 2022 - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. Individuals who are especially sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort.  
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Jul 14, 2022 - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. Individuals who are especially sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort.  
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Jul 13, 2022 - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. Individuals who are especially sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort.  
    monsoon event 
    Jul 06, 2022 - July 10 event at historic Fox Tucson Theatre. 
    Saguaro National Park East 
    Jun 27, 2022 - ADEQ updates plan to reduce “Regional Haze”  
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Jun 16, 2022 - PDEQ is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. 
    High Pollution Advisory 
    Jun 01, 2022 - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. Individuals who are especially sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort.  
    High Pollution Advisory 
    May 31, 2022 - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is issuing an advisory for ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metropolitan area today. Individuals who are especially sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort.  
    Map of area 
    May 16, 2022 - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has received an air quality permit application from Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) for a new ethylene oxide sterilization facility in Tucson. read more 
    HPA triangle 
    May 13, 2022 - High ground-level ozone air pollution for the Tucson metro area 
    HPA triangle 
    May 06, 2022 - If sensitive to ozone, limit your level of exertion outside 
    ThisIsCleanAir 
    Apr 04, 2022 - Pima County DEQ launches #ThisIsCleanAir Challenge  
    Enjoy biking safely 
    Mar 24, 2022 - PDEQ Clean Air Program celebrates People on the Move for Health, Wellness, and Planet at Cyclovia. 
    Downtown Links project 
    Mar 10, 2022 - Goal is providing good return on investment to County taxpayers. 
    Love the air 
    Feb 14, 2022 - This Valentine’s Day, let's give a little love to our air and start a healthy habit that is good for your heart and lungs. Air pollution, in the form of fine particulates, can travel into the bloodstream, damage blood vessels, and ultimately impact blood pressure and heart function. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the importance of lung health and reducing air pollution is essential for maintaining it, especially for the most vulnerable populations. According to the American Lung Association, higher levels of air pollution can contribute to worse health outcomes from COVID-19, including higher death rates. 
    tire piles 
    Jan 12, 2022 - County residents may take their vehicle tires to be recycled for free to the Pima County Waste Tire Collection facility at 5301 W. Ina Road.  
    Youth for Blue Skies 
    Jan 11, 2022 - The Pima County Department of Environmental (PDEQ) launches a new partnership with Ironwood Tree Experience (ITE) to develop an environmental program for young people called Youth for Blue Skies. Ironwood Tree Experience is a Tucson-based non-profit organization that specializes in creating programs that encourage youth to discover the natural world and be stewards of their environment.