Protecting Michigan's Environment, Ensuring Michigan's Future
  • Call for Abstracts for the Flint Water Infrastructure Summit, March 7-9, 2017 Deadline Nov. 11, 2016 Call for Abstracts for the 2017 Flint Water Infrastructure Summit

    The Flint Water Crisis has prompted local, state and national conversations about the urgent need for reinvestment in critical water infrastructure. The Flint Water Infrastructure Summit will highlight water infrastructure issues in cities where populations have declined, share lessons learned from the City of Flint, and propose solutions with a focus on new technologies.

  • Image announcing Greenup Conference on November 17, 2016 at SVSU Eberhard Center, Grand Rapids, MI Registration now open for the 2016 Michigan GreenUp Conference

    The 2016 Michigan Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference will be an opportunity to hear from leading experts and share your solutions to “GreenUp” Michigan through green chemistry and engineering. Attendees will receive information and examples of real strategies to employ “benign by design" and less toxic materials and processes in the manufacture and design of the products we use every day.


  • water strategy Final Part of Michigan's Water Strategy Released

    The Office of the Great Lakes recently released the final part of Michigan's Water Strategy, a 30-year vision for ensuring Michigan's water resources support healthy ecosystems, residents, communities and economies. Learn more about the Water Strategy, its development, and how to get involved in water stewardship.

  • This image has the words Sustainability Series Webinars on it. Sustainability Series Webinars

    Learn about sustainable business strategies from this collaborative project with our business partners.


    International Standards - Environmental Management & Sustainability
    Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm


  • Great Lakes Recycling Carousel The DEQ is exploring new ways to increase Michigan's recycling rate.
  • Mi AIR, Michigan's Air Quality Monitoring and Information System MIair: Air Quality Network

    The Air Quality Division operates a comprehensive air monitoring network to determine the quality of Michigan's ambient air.