DEQ Mission

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.

 

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Leaders in environmental stewardship
Partners in economic development
Providers of excellent customer service

 

STRATEGIC GOALS

 

 

  • Protect public health
  • Improve the quality of air, land and water resources
  • Increase recycling and reuse of waste
  • Reduce the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species to and from the Great Lakes
  • Emphasize effective risk management and increase remediation for redevelopment at brownfields and other contaminated properties
  • Implement Michigan’s Water Strategy
  • Achieve air quality compliance in all counties
  • Expand role in economic development

Scorecard/Metrics

Transformational Change and Process Improvements (XLS) 

Transformational Change and Process Improvements (PDF)