COVID-19: Beginning September 9, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality is reopening offices with Low Level (Yellow) Restrictions. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we are limiting person-to-person contact. Please contact DEQ here to conduct business.
The wildfires may be in California, but the smoke, and its health effects, are here in Utah. Learn more about smoke pollution and what you can do to protect your health.Read More
To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and encourage the practice of social distancing to help “flatten the curve,” the scientists, engineers and staff of Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality are mostly working remotely. During this time, the department will conduct business as usual.Read More
Utah students are doing their part to bring awareness of radon in Utah by participating in the 2020 National Radon Poster Contest, which begins October 22. State contest winners will receive cash awards. There are three categories: Grades 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12.Read More
For 100 years, the Ogden Swift Building was used as a meatpacking plant, warehouse for surplus military items and a chemical manufacturer. To clean up the property, DEQ used a host of tools to bring it back into economic use.Read More
Where Do I Store Leftover Wastewater? And Other Environmental Questions Asked by Utah Small Businesses
During a time when shopping local is more important than ever, our Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP) is here to help Utah small businesses attain environmental compliance. Here are answers to a few common (and not so common) questions we have received.Read More