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 Welcome to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality’s Vision is for a sustainable, high quality environment for current and future generations. Our Mission is to conserve and protect the quality of North Dakota’s air, land and water resources following science and the law.

In cooperation with the general public, industry and government at all levels, the department implements protective programs and standards to help maintain and improve environmental quality.

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Environment at a Glance

Current Air Conditions

Air Quality Map
Air Quality Map Legend
Air Quality Index (AQI animated) from EPA AIRNow
What does the AQI mean?

BlueSky is a modeling framework designed to predict cumulative impacts of smoke from forest, agricultural, and range fires. The BlueSky smoke modeling framework combines state of the art emissions, meteorology, and dispersion models to generate the best possible predictions of smoke impacts across the landscape.

Surface Water Quality Data

Surface Water Quality Data