The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is a regulatory agency whose job is to protect the quality of Oregon's environment.
DEQ's corporate values include:
- Environmental results
- Public service
- Excellence and integrity
- Employee growth
- Health, safety and wellness
- Economic growth through quality environment.
DEQ's mission is to be a leader in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the quality of Oregon's air, land and water. DEQ works collaboratively with Oregonians for a healthy, sustainable environment.