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:
- Permit to Construct
- Job Opening - Solid Waste Program Manager - Waste Management and Remediation Division, State Office, Boise
- Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program: Docket No. 58-0125-1401 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- P4 Production Compliance Agreement Schedule
- Air Quality Permitting Preapplication Process
- Permits and Forms
- Memorandum of Agreement Concerning Research Quantities of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel
- 2008 Agreement to Implement U.S. District Court Order dated May 25, 2006
- Navy Addendum to 1995 Settlement Agreement
- 1995 Settlement Agreement: Overview & FAQs