Message from DEQ

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality offices remain open across the state. Although some of our staff may be teleworking from remote locations, the department remains committed to ensuring that all department responsibilities and functions are carried out timely and within regulatory requirements. However, due to recent circumstances there will be some adjustments to minimize person-to-person contact. Upcoming Abandoned […]

DEQ supports recycling of electronic waste

By Kristine Galloway CHEYENNE – The weather is warming up some, and we just might see the early spring promised last month by revered groundhog Punxsatawney Phil. With warmer weather comes the tradition of spring cleaning, which increasingly includes tossing and recycling old electronics, especially because people receive new items as Christmas gifts. The Wyoming […]

DEQ designates March 13th as Know Your Well Day

In recognition of the importance of groundwater to the citizens of the state and in conjunction with the National Groundwater Association’s “Groundwater Awareness Week”, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Water Quality Division (WQD) has designated Friday, March 13th, as “Know Your Well Day.” More than 72% of Wyoming’s population relies on groundwater for part […]