Solid & Hazardous Waste News
DEQ supports recycling of electronic waste
March 20, 2020
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality is asking residents to recycle their old electronics to the extent allowed by local recycling facilities.
DEQ and State of Wyoming file complaint against Chevron
Nov. 22, 2019
The State of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) filed a complaint against Chevron Corporation for violations of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act involving the remediation of environmental contamination at several service stations and convenience stores in Wyoming.
DEQ files enforcement action in regard to gasoline spill that affected the Popo Agie River in Lander, WY.
April 12, 2019
After conducting numerous tests and reviewing inventory records, DEQ believes that Maverik overfilled one of the gasoline underground storage tanks at the facility. The overfill resulted in the release of gasoline that impacted the Popo Agie River.
DEQ helps communities protect groundwater from contamination
March 4, 2019
Through DEQ's Cease and Transfer Program, local communities are closing municipal solid waste landfills
National Recycling Day
Nov. 15, 2018
It's National Recycling Day and DEQ would like to recognize the important role that recycling plays in our state. #WyoRecycles
Media Advisory: EPA to visit Cheyenne on April 26 to announce support for property cleanup and redevelopment projects across Wyoming
April 25, 2018
DEQ to host Storage Tank Outreach Meetings
April 17, 2017
The department is hosting several outreach meetings to assist storage tank operators.
DEQ to host Public Meeting regarding PCE plume in Casper
March 7, 2017
On March 28th, DEQ will be hosting a public meeting in Casper to present groundwater cleanup and remediation project plans for a PCE plume.
Wyoming Reports Highest Underground Storage Tank Operational Compliance Rates in the US
Jan. 4, 2017
Wyoming DEQ Storage Tank Program reported the highest compliance rates in the U.S. during the federal fiscal year 2016.