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:
- News Release - DEQ seeks public comment on draft work plan addressing contamination near Goodson Road, Caldwell
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on air quality permit renewal for P4 Production LLC's phosporous production facility
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Voluntary Cleanup Work Plan - Goodson Road
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft T2 Permit Modification - P4 Production - Soda Springs Phosporous Plant
- News Release - DEQ awards drinking water construction loan to the Mores Creek Rim Ranches Water District, Boise County
- Ore Processing by Cyanidation: Docket No. 58-0113-1901 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Miller Research - Bank Stabilization near Featherville
- Job Opening - Smoke Management Analyst - Air Quality Division, State Office, Boise
- Petitions for Review of Agency Actions
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Idaho Transportation Department - Chinden Expansion