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:
- News Release - Notice of Closure of Page Repository and Access Route - July 1-5
- Technical Guidance Manual for Individual and Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems
- Daily Crop Residue Burning Decision Reports
- Coeur d'Alene Region
- Restoration Partnership
- Lower Boise Watershed Council TAC 319 Meeting - 07/11/13
- Lower Boise Watershed Council Meeting - 07/11/13
- Lower Boise River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Twin Falls County Ground Water Advisory Committee - 06/20/13
- Public Comment Opportunity - §401 Certification - Pend Oreille River Project - TransCanada Pipeline