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 General Air Quality Permit to Construct - CDA Redi Mix - Post Falls
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on proposed general air quality permit to construct for CDA Redi Mix, Post Falls
- Underground Storage Tank Systems: Docket No. 58-0107-1601 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Composting With Biosolids Workshop - 06/07/16 - 06/08/16
- Lower Boise Watershed Council 319 TAC Meeting - 06/02/16
- Lower Boise River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Revised Total Coliform Rule
- 2014-15 Fish Consumption Survey
- Water Quality: Docket No. 58-0102-1201 - Final Rule
- Air Quality: Docket No. 58-0101-1601 - Negotiated Rulemaking