Utah Department of Environmental Quality

About Utah Department of Environmental Quality

DEQ is the state regulatory agency charged with implementing and enforcing state and federal environmental rules and regulations. The agency is made up of five divisions:

Air Quality
Drinking Water
Environmental Response and Remediation
Waste Management and Radiation Control
Water Quality
Each division administers programs that protect different aspects of Utah’s environment.

The mission of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) is to safeguard and improve Utah’s air, land, and water. The agency works with businesses, industry, state and local government, and the public to reduce or eliminate pollution. DEQ’s vision — clean air, land, and water for a healthy and prosperous Utah — supports this mission.


Communications Intern

September 2019 - December 2019 Salt Lake City, UT
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