Category: DEQ

Destinations

This page provides links to various geographical locations within Utah for which DEQ has some regulatory interest. A N/A B Bear River Beaver County Big Lake Box Elder County C Cache County Calder Reservoir Carbon County Colorado River D Daggert County Davis County Deer Creek Reservoir Duchesne County E Echo and Rockport Reservoirs Emery County …

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Acronyms

As is typical of most State agencies, and especially so with those that deal heavily with science, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality uses acronyms and abbreviations throughout its website. Where possible, descriptions are included. These pages are an attempt to capture and explain as many commonly used DEQ acronyms and abbreviations as possible. To …

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Email Alerts

DEQ provides email notification of meetings, updates, and new information related to many of its programs, committees, and services. You may add your name to any of the notification lists below. You may unsubscribe at any time. If you have questions concerning this service, contact the Web Team. DEQ Public Participation Alerts DEQ provides an …

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DEQ: Who We Are and What We Do

Who We Are DEQ is the state regulatory agency charged with implementing and enforcing state and federal environmental rules and regulations. The agency is made up of five divisions: Air Quality Drinking Water Environmental Response and Remediation Waste Management and Radiation Control Water Quality Each division administers programs that protect different aspects of Utah’s environment. …

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HeatRisk Initiative Helps You Keep Your Cool When Temps Rise

By Royal Delegge, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. Heat is responsible for more deaths in the United States annually than any other weather phenomenon. Given this fact, and …

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New Technical Center Good News for DEQ, the Environment

By Brad Johnson Reliable, science-based information is essential to ensuring the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) makes the best possible decisions and fulfills its mission to safeguard Utah’s air, land, and water. We use the data we collect to protect and inform the public, verify compliance with regulatory standards, and collaborate with local and …

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