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:
- News Release - Request for Comment on Draft Wastewater Reuse Permit for Carlin Bay Property Owners Association
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Wastewater Reuse Permit - Carlin Bay Property Owners Association
- Water Quality: Docket No. 58-0102-1501 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Burn Decisions
- Working at DEQ
- Job Opening - Environmental Recourses Discipline Lead - Technical Services Division, State Office, Boise
- Environmental Conferences, Trainings & Workshops Hosted by DEQ
- News Release - Free Nitrate Testing at Jerome Health Fair March 14
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Environmental Determination - City of East Hope Drinking Water Improvement Project
- Navy Addendum to 1995 Settlement Agreement