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Official DEQ news releases.
Health alerts are issued by DEQ when air pollutant levels are measured or estimated to be unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Daily forecasts of air pollutant levels for the Richmond, Hampton Roads, Roanoke, and Winchester areas.
Wastewater treatment plant operator training opportunities and operations information.
Latest updates in our waste regulatory programs (solid/ hazardous waste and groundwater), the petroleum program, Superfund and DEQ’s voluntary/Brownfield programs, including upcoming events.
Public Notices of draft Water Division permits currently open for public comment including Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Virginia Pollutant Abatement and Virginia Water Protection permits.
Updates from Virginia DEQ and other government agencies on the Dan River coal ash spill.
Updates on activities related to the Radford Army Ammunition Plant.
Proposals that will cut carbon emissions (greenhouse gases) from plants that generate electricity from fossil fuels