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:
- INL Oversight Program Monitoring Reports
- Funding Agency Training for Water & Wastewater Projects: Post Falls - 09/07/17
- Funding Agency Training for Water & Wastewater Projects: Coeur d'Alene (Video conference) - 08/31/17
- Funding Agency Training for Water & Wastewater Projects
- Public Water System Classifications
- Water Quality: Docket No. 58-0102-1502 - Negotiated Rulemaking/Guidance Development
- Job Opening - Health Physicist - Idaho Falls Regional Office
- Public Wastewater System Construction Loans
- Public Water System Construction Loans
- News Release - NxEdge, Inc., Boise, applies to DEQ to modify air quality permit to construct