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Environmental Spotlight - Protecting Michigan's Environment, Ensuring Michigan's Future
  • DEQ LogoTENORM Disposal Advisory Panel White Paper PDF iconA panel of radiation and health experts confirmed the DEQ's disposal guidelines for low-activity radioactive materials. Read the full report here.
  • Great Lakes Recycling CarouselThe DEQ is exploring new ways to increase Michigan's recycling rate.
  • Pleasant PeninsulasCheck out the latest from DEQ DEQ recently launched Pleasant Peninsulas, a storytelling publication written by staff about the work they do around the department to protect Michigan's air, land and water and facilitate economic development.
  • deq, radon, test, imageTest your Home for Radon This Winter Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers. This naturally occurring gas is odorless, colorless and tasteless, and is present all over Michigan. The only way to know the radon level in your home is to test. Click the image to find out more about radon and how to test your home.
  • Mi AIR, Michigan's Air Quality Monitoring and Information SystemMiAIR: Air Quality Network The Air Quality Division operates a comprehensive air monitoring network to determine the quality of Michigan's ambient air.
  • DEQ Fracking Gas Map MichiganGet 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.