The Department Environmental Quality (DEQ) administers state and federal laws and regulations for air quality, water quality, water supply and land protection. In addition, other programs cover a variety of environmental activities, such as improving the ability of businesses and local governments to protect the environment and prevent pollution. The agency provides technical and financial assistance for air and water quality improvements, coastal zone management and remediation of contaminated land and water. Through its six regional offices, DEQ issues permits, conducts inspections and monitoring, and enforces regulations and permits.
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218