Category: DEQ

Day 6 Reduce Your Energy Use:
Earth Day

April 15 There are plenty of easy ways for you to save energy, and most take only a few minutes of your time: Turn off lights and appliances when you leave the room Set your water heater at 120 degrees Replace incandescent bulbs with LEDs Unplug battery chargers when not in use Wash clothes in …

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Earth Day

Clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, neighborhoods free from toxic materials. Since 1970, Earth Day has been a time to recognize how important our environment is to all of us and to take action to make our world a better place to live.

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Celebrating 25 Years of DEQ

On July 1, 1991, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) became a state agency. Since then, DEQ has worked diligently and tirelessly to protect and enhance the environment and safeguard the health and quality of life of the people of Utah.

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West Desert Sites

Jump to: Dugway Envirocare MagCorp Safety Kleen Deseret Chemical Depot Skull Valley Storage Facility Dugway Proving Ground The U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground is located on nearly 800,000 acres (roughly the size of Rhode Island) of the Great Salt Lake Desert southwest of Salt Lake City. It is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges. …

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EPA Envirofact Widgets

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed and provided the following widgets as a service to our citizens.

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