Edwards returns to DEQ as Industrial Siting administrator, deputy director 

Cheyenne – A well-respected past administrator is returning to the fold at the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).  Director Todd Parfitt announced today that Alan Edwards will return to DEQ to take on the dual roles of deputy director and administrator of the Industrial Siting Division (ISD).  “It is with great pleasure that I […]

Wyoming’s Storage Tank Program leads the nation in compliance 

By Kristine Galloway  CHEYENNE – Wyoming’s Storage Tank Program (STP) has the highest compliance rate in the country.  That doesn’t sound exciting until you understand the significance of the accomplishment and what it means for Wyoming and its residents. Then, it’s fantastic!  The STP regulates active underground and aboveground storage tanks in the state to […]

DEQ to recognize Asbestos Awareness

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will be recognizing Asbestos Awareness from April 1-7, 2022 to help the public better understand what asbestos is, where it comes from, what building materials might contain it and how to dispose of it. Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral that was mined all over the […]