WDEQ grants benefit Wyoming breweries and distilleries
April 12, 2021
The WDEQ is using grant money to support locally owned Wyoming breweries and distilleries.
DEQ accepting applications for lead testing in drinking water for school and childcare facilities
March 2, 2021
"DEQ is encouraged by this funding to analyze drinking water serving these populations," said Colin McKee, Industrial Siting Administrator. "The agency's goal is to identify and reduce any elevated lead levels with available resources."
DEQ honors mining industry on National Miners Day
Dec. 7, 2020
WDEQ unveils improved spills website
Aug. 17, 2020
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) today unveiled a new website for reporting and tracking environmental spills and incidents across the state.
DEQ recognizes 50th Earth Day
April 22, 2020
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) is recognizing the 50th Earth Day today, April 22, 2020.
DEQ to offer computer kiosks for viewing agency public notices.
April 17, 2020
DEQ releases Temporary Guidance on Enforcement and Compliance
April 10, 2020
This guidance provides a temporary path forward due to the COVID-19 pandemic regarding administrative relief and enforcement discretion for various reporting requirements.
Message from DEQ
March 25, 2020
DEQ's 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 ...
DEQ supports improved safety features in new school buses
Nov. 7, 2019
The funding WDEQ provides through its School Bus Replacement Program allows school districts the flexibility to include the latest safety features in their new buses. Those include seatbelts for every passenger.
DEQ protects students and the environment through the School Bus Replacement Program
Nov. 4, 2019
The WDEQ created the School Bus Replacement Program in 2016 and has helped replace 92 school buses with about $2.1 million in grant money. The program helps districts buy new buses and helps improve student safety.