Friday, December 15, 2017

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

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Idaho Department of Environmental Quality News

Idaho readies auto salvage cleanup

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is asking for public input on a draft plan for cleaning up the former Kelley’s Auto Salvage property in Heyburn, which remains contaminated with lead and petroleum chemicals, the department said recently.
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Idaho Department of Environmental Quality issues reminder about emissions during inversion conditions

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality recently cautioned about inversion conditions and the potential for poor air quality over the Coeur D’ Alene region.
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Idaho DEQ accepting public comments on permit to construct at Burley facility

Idaho DEQ is currently accepting public comments on a proposed air quality permit to construct, which would allow Fabri-Kal, a food container manufacturer, to conduct construction activities at a new Burley, Idaho, facility.
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Idaho Department of Environmental Quality seeks comments on Idaho National Laboratory site treatment plan

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (ID DEQ) said it is accepting public comments on its recently released annual update of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) site treatment plan (STP) through Dec. 23.
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Idaho Department of Environmental Quality considering RV maker's air quality permit request

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is considering public comments that were submitted regarding a recent request by Heartland RV, in Nampa, Idaho, for an air quality permit to construct (PTC).
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Idaho Department of Environmental Quality seeking comments on proposed Pocatello vapor combustion unit

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently determined that conditions described in an air quality permit to construct application submitted by Tesoro Logistics Operations would not violate ambient air quality standards at the proposed Pocatello, Idaho, site.
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Idaho DEQ awards $40,000 drinking water planning grant to Troy

Troy, Idaho, located in Latah County, recently won a drinking water planning grant of $40,000 from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that will go towards evaluation of the city’s water system.
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Idaho DEQ calls for community participation in development of state pollutant discharge program

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently called for public participation in the development of an Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) effluent limit development guidance, a key step toward that state gaining authority to oversee pollutant discharges.
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Idaho DEQ proposes TMDLs for Upper Salmon River subbasin

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is currently accepting public comments on proposed total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) as part of its efforts to improve water quality in the Upper Salmon River subbasin.
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$4.4M loan to improve Lava Hot Springs drinking water infrastructure

Lava Hot Springs in Bannock County, Idaho will receive much needed upgrades to its water system through a $4.4 million low-interest drinking water construction loan awarded by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
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Idaho DEQ announces $2.6 million wastwater construction loan to Hagerman

The City of Hagerman, Idaho, located in Gooding County, recently received a $2.6 million low-interest wastewater construction loan from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), which will allow it to make significant improvements to its wastewater infrastructure.
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Idaho DEQ awards $25,000 grant for drinking water planning study in Deary

Deary, Idaho, located in Latah County, recently won a $25,000 drinking water planning grant from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), covering half of the costs of a drinking water planning study.
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Idaho DEQ proposes revisions to water quality trading guidance

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently proposed revising the statewide water quality trading guidance to update the material, ensuring it is timely, and answer common stakeholder questions.
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Idaho DEQ accepting public comments on drinking water projects

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is now accepting public comments on its Clean Water Intended Use Plan and Drinking Water Intended Use Plan, which include a total of approximately $62 million in funding for construction projects.
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Idaho DEQ proposes issuing permit renewal for Grand View’s U.S. Ecology Idaho Site B facility

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently proposed issuing a 10-year hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal permit for the U.S. Ecology Idaho Site B facility, located 10 miles west of Grand View.
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Idaho DEQ proposes TMDLs to improve water quality in Upper Salmon River subbasin

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently submitted a plan to improve water quality in east-central Idaho’s Upper Salmon River subbasin, which it hopes will reduce levels of sediment and E. coli bacteria and lower temperatures.
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Idaho DEQ awards McCall $77,000 wastewater planning grant to study leaking lagoons

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently awarded a $77,000 wastewater planning grant to Valley County’s city of McCall, which the city will use to undertake a wastewater planning study.
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Weston, Idaho, receives $27,000 drinking water planning grant from ID DEQ

Weston, Idaho, recently won a drinking water planning grant of $27,000 from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, which it will use to evaluate its current drinking water system.
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Idaho’s Clark Fork wins $30,000 drinking water planning grant from ID DEQ

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently announced that it will fund half of a $60,000 project to improve the drinking water infrastructure in Bonner County’s Clark Fork.
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Idaho DEQ helps fund Idaho City wastewater system evaluation with $35,000 grant

Idaho City, in Boise County, recently won a wastewater planning grant worth $35,000 from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which the city will use to plan improvements to its wastewater system.
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