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 - Proposed Modifications to Hazardous Waste Partial Permit for the INTEC Liquid Waste Management System at the Idaho National Laboratory
- Job Opening - Human Resource Consultant - Human Resources, State Office, Boise
- Job Opening - Water Quality Scientist - Boise Regional Office
- West Silver Valley Air Quality
- EPA Actions on Proposed Standards
- 2016 Water Quality Workshop: Monitoring, Assessment, and Management
- Lower Boise Watershed Council 319 TAC Meeting - 10/08/15
- Lower Boise River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Memoranda of Understanding
- Middle Snake Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)