DEQ’ State of the Environment Podcast, Episode 2, Just Released

Cheyenne – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality State has released a new episode of its State of the Environment podcast. The podcast’s episodes cover topics related to the agency and its work to help listeners be more aware of the work the DEQ and its seven Divisions provide for Wyoming. This month features the DEQ’s Solid […]

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 host Storage Tank Outreach Meetings

Cheyenne, Wyo – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) – Storage Tank Program (STP) will be hosting several outreach meetings to assist operators to better understand their equipment in order to prevent and detect leaks. DEQ staff will present information regarding Wyoming Water Quality Rules and Regulations, Chapter 17, updates to the Storage Tank […]

Wyoming Reports Highest Underground Storage Tank Operational Compliance Rates in the US

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Storage Tank Program (STP) reported the highest underground storage tank (UST) operational compliance rates in the country to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) during federal fiscal year 2016.  STP regulates the installation and operation of regulated storage tank systems (such as gas stations) and oversees cleanup […]