Protecting Michigan's Environment, Ensuring Michigan's Future
  • Image with text about the 2016 MECC Conference in Lansing on June 21-22. Michigan Environmental Compliance Conference

    Join us for the DEQ’s premier compliance assistance event, the Michigan Environmental Compliance Conference. This conference has been designed to help businesses, municipalities, and environmental professionals comply with their environmental requirements.

  • The Truth about Unwanted Medication text. The Truth About Unwanted Medication

    Proper drug disposal is important because it helps protect human health and our environment. Unwanted drugs should not be flushed down the drain. Take 2 minutes to hear the Truth About Unwanted Medications and visit the DEQ's Drug Disposal Web site to find a medication takeback program near you.

  • water strategy Recently Released Michigan Draft Water Strategy The Office of the Great Lakes recently released a draft Water Strategy built around a 30-year vision for ensuring Michigan's water resources support healthy ecosystems, residents, communities and economies. Click on image to check out the Draft Water Strategy and learn how it was developed.
  • 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.


    Optimizing Water Usage - Strategies to increase water efficiency and conservation
    Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM EDT


  • 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.