To protect human health and the
quality of Idaho’s air, land, and water.
DEQ is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution.
As a regulatory agency, DEQ enforces various state environmental regulations and administers a number of federal environmental protection laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.
What's New at DEQ?
Recently updated pages on DEQ's website:
- Swine Facilities: Docket No. 58-0109-1901 - Adoption of Temporary Fee Rule
- Ground Water: Docket No. 58-0111-1901 - Adoption of Temporary Fee Rule
- Ore Processing by Cyanidation: Docket No. 58-0113-1901 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Cleaning of Septic Tanks: Docket No. 58-0115-1901 - Adoption of Temporary Rule
- Recycled Water: Docket No. 58-0117-1901 - Adoption of Temporary Rule
- Air Quality: Docket No. 58-0101-1904 - Adoption of Temporary Fee Rule
- Individual/Subsurface Sewage Disposal: Docket No. 58-0103-1902 - Adoption of Temporary Rule
- News Release - DEQ awards drinking water construction loan to the city of Georgetown, Bear Lake County
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on draft guidance for storm water best management practices
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - West Ada School District High School Construction