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DEQ’s Statutory Authority – Idaho Code

The Idaho Legislature has provided DEQ with the following statutory duties and authorities to fulfill its mission to protect human health and the quality of Idaho’s air, land, and water.

DEQ Idaho Code

Environmental Protection and Health Act, Chapter 1, Title 39, Idaho Code

Water Quality, Chapter 36, Title 39, Idaho Code

Hazardous Waste Management Act, Chapter 44, Title 39, Idaho Code

Waste Tire Disposal, Chapter 65, Title 39, Idaho Code

Big Payette Lake Water Quality Act, Chapter 66, Title 39, Idaho Code

Treasure Valley and Regional Air Quality Council Act, Chapter 67, Title 39, Idaho Code

Sale and Disposal of Batteries, Chapter 70, Title 39, Idaho Code

Hazardous Substance Emergency Response Act, Chapter 71, Title 39, Idaho  Code

Idaho Land Remediation Act, Chapter 72, Title 39, Idaho Code

Idaho Solid Waste Facilities Act, Chapter 74, Title 39, Idaho Code

Public Drinking Water System Loans, Chapter 76, Title 39, Idaho Code

Basin Environmental Improvement Act, Chapter 81, Title 39, Idaho Code

Idaho Underground Storage Tank Act, Chapter 88, Title 39, Idaho Code

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