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:
- Omnibus Rulemaking: Docket No. 58-0000-1900F - Temporary and Proposed Fee Rulemaking
- Omnibus Rulemaking: Docket No. 58-0000-1900 - Temporary and Proposed Rulemaking
- Nonhazardous Solid Waste Impoundment Guidance
- Clearwater River Subbasin
- News Release - DEQ awards wastewater planning grant to the city of Driggs, Teton County
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Idaho Transportation Department Pine Creek Bridge Replacement Project
- Environmental Conferences, Trainings & Workshops Hosted by DEQ
- NESHAP 6H 5-Year Painter Training Certification
- Lindsay Creek & Hatwai Creek Watershed Advisory Group
- Hatwai Creek/Lindsay Creek Watershed Advisory Group Meeting - 07/09/19