In 2019, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued 247 enforcement notices – essentially penalties for violating environmental regulations.
Learn the key facts you should know about the Portland Harbor Superfund Site and DEQ’s role in the cleanup.
Updates on emergency response for sunken Tug Nova in Columbia River – Feb. 2020.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality released its 2018 Oregon Air Toxics Monitoring Summary for six locations around the state, including The Dalles, La Grande and four sites in the Portland-metro area. The goal was to determine concentrations in certain communities, including urban and rural areas, and compare the results. DEQ will use the informationContinue reading “DEQ Laboratory releases air toxics monitoring summary”
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality continues to oversee cleanup and monitoring near the site of a Feb. 16 truck crash and fuel release on Highway 22 about 60 miles east of Salem. Of the 10,600 gallons of fuel on board the double tanker, 7,871 gallons spilled and the remaining fuel was recovered. Fuel isContinue reading “Cleanup continues at North Santiam fuel spill site”
DEQ’s air quality permit writer discusses why he went the extra mile for the community.
At the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, we have one mission: to be a leader in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land and water. That’s no small job.
Low- and moderate-income Oregonians can apply for expanded rebates to help cover the cost of a new or used electric vehicle.
Oregon State University’s Cascades campus began full-scale excavation at the former Bend Demolition Landfill in December as part of its expansion master plan.
DEQ takes crucial step to improve health of Willamette Basin