COVID-19: In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is limiting person-to-person contact and will close our offices to the public starting on April 3. Please contact DEQ here to conduct business.
Fireworks are beautiful, but they also produce high concentrations of smoke and particulates (PM) that can harm our air quality and cause wildfires.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
DEQ is partnering with Home Depot to expand our popular spring lawn mower exchange to include an online way for homeowners to go green(er). We are offering a $150 discount code to the first 1,200 people who register for the DAQ’s online Electric Lawn Mower Discount Program.Read More
Come summer, it’s easy to get distracted by cookouts and camp trips. Making eco-conscious efforts while enjoying the sun is easier than you think. Check out this week’s blog for tips on keeping things green this summer.Read More
How does DEQ decide what air pollutants to monitor? In this week Utah DEQ Blog we chat with Bo Call about the six criteria pollutants DEQ monitors under the Clean Air Act.Read More