DEQ Mission Statement The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality promotes wise management of Michigan's air, land, and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities, and vibrant economy. Emergency Dredging Community Toolkit The strategic Emergency Dredging Plan is designed to address the most critical short-term dredging needs of harbor communities for the 2013 boating season. Environmental Education Whether you are a student, educator, homeowner or kid (ages 1-100), you can learn something about Michigan's environment and the many ways that you can care for it. Hazardous Waste Management Control of hazardous wastes in Michigan is accomplished through managing the generation, treatment, storage, disposal and transportation of hazardous wastes and educating citizens on proper disposal of hazardous and harmful household wastes. Get the Facts on Fracking Hydraulic fracturing has been in the news, but this process for extracting gas and oil is far from new. Click on image for a Q&A with some facts about what it is, how it works, and insight on popular fracking myths.
MiAIR: Air Quality Network The Air Quality Division operates a comprehensive air monitoring network to determine the quality of Michigan's ambient air.