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:
- Idaho's Rulemaking Process
- Anaerobic Digestion Process, Equipment, and Math
- Job Opening - Outreach and Environment Planner - Water Quality Division, State Office, Boise
- Job Opening - Hazardous Waste Compliance & Enforcement Coordinator - Waste and Remediation Division, State Office, Boise
- Job Opening - IPDES Industrial Permit Specialist - Water Quality Division, State Office, Boise
- Woodstove Replacements and Tax Deductions
- EPA-Certified Woodstoves
- Hatwai Creek/Lindsay Creek Watershed Advisory Group Meeting - 03/05/19
- Lindsay Creek & Hatwai Creek Watershed Advisory Group
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Federal Highways Administration - Western Federal Lands Highway Division South Fork Salmon River Project