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:
- Environmental Conferences, Trainings & Workshops Hosted by DEQ
- Basics of Wastewater Treatment Class - 01/23/19 - 01/24/19
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on draft certification of Hells Canyon Complex project
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Certification of Hells Canyon Complex Project
- §401 Certification of Hells Canyon Complex Hydroelectric Project
- Non-Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Guidance
- INL Oversight Program Monitoring Reports
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on draft Tier I air quality permit renewal for ITAFOS Conda, Soda Springs
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Air Quality Permit Renewal - ITAFOS - Soda Springs
- Environmental Review