Protecting Public Health and the Environment.

Technical Assistance

DEQ provides free technical assistance to Idaho businesses interested in receiving site-specific pollution prevention tips. The following services can be provided: 

  • On-site technical assistance.  DEQ can help you to assess practices and processes currently in use that could be improved to increase efficiency, reduce raw materials, decrease waste and pollutants, and save money (availability dependent on location).
  • Telephone consultations.  Contact DEQ by telephone if you are interested in more information on pollution prevention such as best practices for your sector, approaches other businesses have used to successfully apply P2, alternative products, available resources, etc. 
  • Rapid response. Send an email with your question and DEQ will provide a prompt response; if the answer isn't readily available, DEQ will conduct the necessary research to find it.


Staff Contacts

Pollution Prevention and Continuous Improvement Lead
Ben Jarvis
DEQ State Office
Director's Office
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0146

New Business Guide

Thinking about starting a new business in Idaho? Learn about environmental standards and regulations in DEQ's New Business Guide: