To protect human health
and preserve the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water
for use and enjoyment today and in the future.
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:
- Public Comment Opportunity - §401 Certification - Indian Grave Creek Bridge Crossing and Culvert Replacement Project
- Technical Guidance Committee Meeting - 06/05/14
- Petitions Filed with the Idaho Board of Environmental Quality
- North Fork Coeur d'Alene River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Cleanup Progress at the INL Under the 1995 Settlement Agreement
- Technical Guidance Manual for Individual and Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems
- Water Quality: Docket No. 58-0102-1201 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Public Comment Opportunity - Proposed Revisions to Onsite Wastewater Systems Guidance Manual
- Public Comment Opportunities
- News Release - Request for Comment on Proposed Revisions to Onsite Wastewater Systems Guidance Manual