DEQ has seven division's that work to protect and enhance Wyoming's Environment and Natural Resources.
The Abandoned Mine Land Division (AML) is responsible for reclaiming and remediating lands disturbed by historic mining activities prior to the passage of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act in 1977.
In addition to overseeing the scientists and professional staff of the Department of Environmental Quality, the Administration Division is responsible for the business operations of the agency.
The Industrial Siting Division assesses socio-economic and environmental impacts for companies planning major industrial developments before they begin the construction permit process.
The Solid & Hazardous Waste Division (SHWD) protects the health and environment of Wyoming’s current and future residents by ensuring proper management of solid and hazardous waste.