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Mission statement

DEQ's mission is to be a leader in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the quality of Oregon's air, land and water.


DEQ's values guide agency actions: 
  • Environmental results 
  • Public service 
  • Partnerships 
  • Excellence and integrity 
  • Teamwork 
  • Employee growth 
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion 
  • Health, safety and wellness 
  • Economic growth through quality environment 

DEQ at-a-glance

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Careers at DEQ


For questions about Vehicle Inspection Program please visit Vehicle Inspection Program website.
For general questions please visit Contact DEQ web page.

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