DEQ releases Pavillion, WY Draft Report

Today, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released its Pavillion, Wyoming Area Domestic Water Wells Draft Final Report and Palatability Study. This draft report is a result of the State of Wyoming’s continued investigation into drinking water quality concerns in the Pavillion area.  “This draft report is part of an extensive scientific investigation to […]

DEQ Compliance Advisory Panel to Meet

Casper, WY –The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP) will meet in Casper, WY on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The panel will be discussing the new Environmental Stewardship Program and Award.  “We expect good discussion during this meeting,” said Landon Brown, DEQ Pollution Prevention Coordinator. “There are many good things that will […]

AML to host meeting on upcoming projects in and around Reliance

On November 19, 2015, the Abandoned Mine Land Division (AML) will be hosting a public meeting to present recent data collected and upcoming projects in and around the Reliance community. “We will be showing the public recent data we found after an AML project was completed this year,” said Alan Edwards, AML Administrator. “This past project […]

DEQ recognizes Jackson and Teton County for Voluntary Environmental Efforts

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Environmental Stewardship Program has recognized the Town of Jackson and Teton County for voluntary efforts to reduce environmental impacts from municipal operations. The Town of Jackson through their 40 by 20 initiative has achieved significant gains in energy efficiency, fleet fuel efficiency, water conservation, use of renewable energy, […]

DEQ names new Air Quality Administrator

Statewide, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director, Todd Parfitt, has named Nancy Vehr as the new Administrator for the Air Quality Division (AQD). Vehr previously worked at the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office from 1999 to 2013. More recently, Vehr has been an attorney at Hickey & Evans, LLP handling a wide […]

DEQ moving offices

This month, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will be moving its Cheyenne headquarters. The Administration, Air Quality, Abandoned Mine Lands, Industrial Siting, Land Quality and Solid and Hazardous Waste Divisions will all be moving to: 200 West 17th Street Cheyenne, WY 82002 The Water Quality Division will remain in the Herschler Building, however, will be relocated […]

DEQ releases online public comment system

Today, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality began accepting electronic comments for rule making and special projects.  According to Todd Parfitt, DEQ Director, the agency will first accept electronic comments for the Solid and Hazardous Waste Division Chapter 1 and 2 Rule Revisions.  “This electronic system allows the public to easily submit comments and upload […]