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The Air Quality Division (AQD) works with business and industry air pollution sources and with the general public to help maintain compliance with statutes that minimize adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
The Administration Division (AD) supports all DEQ programs including budget development, financial oversight, federal aid, field operations, procurement and contracting, space management, and electronic forms management.
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The Office of Environmental Assistance. The OEA oversees outreach and assistance services leading to the improvement in environmental quality, providing non-regulatory services related to all environmental programs administered by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ.
The Environmental Investigation Section is a highly professional law enforcement team that is charged with investigating suspected criminal violations of environmental law.
The Office of the Great Lakes (OGL) was established in 1985 by the Great Lakes Protection Act as the lead agency within state government to develop policies and programs to protect, enhance, and manage the Great Lakes ecosystem.
Job opportunities with the DEQ, Student Assistant Programs
The Remediation and Redevelopment Division (RRD) administers Part 201, Environmental Remediation; Part 213, Leaking Underground Storage Tanks; and portions of Part 215, Michigan Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA).
The Water Resources Division protects and monitors Michigan's waters - swimmable, fishable, fish safe to eat, and healthy aquatic ecosystems.
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The Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance consists of the Revolving Loan, Community Water Supply, Noncommunity Water Supply, Campgrounds, Public Swimming Pools, Septage, and Onsite Wastewater programs.
Office of Oil,Gas,and Minerals
The Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection protects the environment and public health by ensuring proper management of solid, liquid, medical, and hazardous waste, aboveground and underground storage tanks, and radiological protection programs.