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.

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Governor’s 2019 Electric Vehicle Leadership Awards announced

Electric vehicles significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to climate change.

DEQ awards $125,000 to boost 13 repair and reuse businesses and non-profits in Oregon

DEQ awards grants to businesses and organizations demonstrating a commitment to producing and managing materials more responsibly.

DEQ begins work on landmark cleanup project

DEQ began overseeing the cleanup of the last legacy contamination site in Portland’s downtown reach.

DEQ updates interactive map of Oregon’s water quality

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has released the 2019 Oregon Water Quality Index.

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