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:
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Bonneville County Public Works Department Great Western Canal Project
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Idaho Transportation Department Santa Creek Tributary Project
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Tonie Allen North Fork Coeur d'Alene River Project
- VW Settlement Preliminary Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Meeting - 12/14/17
- Volkswagen Diesel Settlement
- Twin Falls County Ground Water Quality Advisory Committee Meeting - 11/30/17
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - FHWA Warren Wagon Road Improvement Project
- Technical Guidance Manual for Individual and Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems
- Hazardous Waste Reporting
- 28th Annual Idaho Water Quality Workshop