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Oregon, there’s a lot to protect.

Our mission is to be a leader in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land and water.

Scroll down for the latest environmental news from DEQ.

50 years later, Earth Day message still resonates

We’re in this together, and working together is our best and only choice.

Celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week

This year’s theme is Better Air, Better Health!

State agencies ask Oregonians to voluntarily refrain from outdoor burning while communities respond to COVID-19

To avoid additional health impacts, all people in Oregon are asked to voluntarily refrain from conducting outdoor burning activities until further notice.

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DEQ Newsroom

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DEQ Meeting Calendar

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DEQ Air Quality Index

Check your local air quality.