DEQ rolls out updated version of its WyVisNet air quality monitoring website

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently released its refurbished WyVisNet website (, providing updates to the existing website and new features for the citizens of Wyoming to use for tracking air quality conditions throughout the state. Since 2002, WyVisNet has enabled the general public to observe near-real-time air quality conditions and live images […]

Lovett, DEQ administrator and compliance proponent, retires

By Kristine Galloway CHEYENNE – A longtime environmental caretaker recently retired from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) but continuing his work for the county. Brian Lovett retired last week from his position as administrator of DEQ’s Industrial Siting Division (ISD). In November, he won election to the seat he already held on the […]

DEQ honors mining industry on National Miners Day

By Kristine Galloway CHEYENNE – Mining is one of Wyoming’s founding industries, and is historically rooted in the state’s culture and economy. December 6 was National Miner’s Day 2020. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is taking the opportunity to honor our Wyoming miners and acknowledge the continued impact of Wyoming’s mining history on […]