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:
- Burn Decisions
- Lower Boise River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Air Quality Rulemaking Public Hearing - Docket No. 58-0101-1403 Proposed Rule - 09/09/14
- Air Quality: Docket No. 58-0101-1403 - Proposed Rule
- Hazardous Waste: Docket No. 58-0105-1401 - Proposed Rule
- Public Comment Opportunity - Air Quality Rulemaking - Docket No. 58-0101-1402 - Negotiated Rule Draft 2
- Public Comment Opportunity - Water Quality Rulemaking - Docket No. 58-0102-1201 - Meeting Presentation
- Daily Crop Residue Burning Decision Reports
- Green Project Reserve
- New Source Performance Standards