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Department of Environmental Quality's Fact Sheets

Here you'll find links to our various fact sheets generated or distributed by the DEQ. These files Adobe Acrobat files, so you will need Acrobat Reader to view or print.

If you have questions regarding Fact Sheets,
contact Skylar McElhaney at: 405-702-7167 or e-mail her.

This page last updated on May 20, 2019

Air Quality | Environmental Complaints | Land Protection | State Environmental Lab | Water Quality |

To see a list of the fact sheets in alphabetical order instead of by division click here.

Air Quality Division

Lead-Based Paint

Choosing the Right Service: A Lead-Based Paint Inspection or Risk Assessment
Playground Equipment and Lead-Based Paint Hazards

Dry Cleaning

Dry Cleaner Minor Facility General Permit

Fugitive Controls and Pollution Prevention Requirements for Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities

Large Area Source Category for Dry Cleaning Facilities Using Perchloroethylene Subject to the NESHAP (under revision. Contact Air Quality Division staff at 405-702-4100 if you have any questions).

Operating, Recordkeeping, Monitoring Requirements for Dry Cleaning Facilities Using Perchloroethylene

Waste and Emission Reduction Alternatives for Dry Cleaners

Compliance - Enforcement

Fugitive Dust and its Effect on Our Environment
Online Excess Emissions System
Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP)

Education and General Fact Sheets

10 Simple Steps to Improve Air Quality
Air Quality Index Chart
An Efficient Roof that Pays You Back
Asbestos / NESHAP Regulations
Asbestos in the Home
Carbon Monoxide
Chat: How to Handle and Minimize Fugitive Dust
Diesel Emission Retrofits
Diesel: Frequently Asked Questions
Diesel: Health and Environmental Impacts of Diesel Exhaust
Diesel Idle Reduction
Facts About Mold
Guidance for Portable Electrochemical Analyzer Testing Used for Compliance Monitoring
Guidance on Estimating Condensate and Crude Oil Loading Losses from Tank Trucks
Is Oklahoma's Air OK?
Nitrogen Dioxide
Open Burning and You
Particulate Matter
Properties of Lead
Sulfur Dioxide

Environmental Complaints & Local Services

Aerobic Treatment Systems for New Homes
Air Curtain Incinerators – Information for Municipalities
Air Curtain Incinerators – Information for Owner/Operators
Car Wash Sludge
Cleanup Recommendations Following Wildfires
Coming Home After a Disaster Event
Disaster Debris Management Guidelines for Local Governments
Disaster Debris Management Guidelines for Residents
Draining Your Swimming Pool
Environmental Complaints Program
Guidance for the Remediation of Lead-Contaminated Soils from a Residential Copper Wire Burn Site
Hiring an Engineer
How to Properly Maintain Your Private Water Well
Illegal Roadside Dumps
Open Dumping and its Effects on our Environment
Options for Reuse/Disposal of Damaged Utility Poles
Septage Handling
Soil Profie Site Preparation
Stormwater Permit Assistance for Construction and Industrial Activities
Subsurface and Surface Drains for Protection of Groundwater and Septic Systems
Surfacing Sewage and its Effects on our Environment
Water System Emergency Procedures

Land Protection Division

Aerosol Cans
Arsenic and Lead Contamination in Oklahoma Soils
Bioremediation of Excavated Petroleum Contaminated Soil
Brownfields Assessments and Services
Brownfields Financial Incentives
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund
Community-Wide Tire Collection Event
Diesel & Gasoline Spills
Disposal Requirements & Options For Hazardous Dental Wastes
Ground Water Clean-Up FAQs
Ground Water Modeling
Land Reclamation Projects
Landfills: FAQs
Management of Waste Fluorescent Lamps
Mercury Exposure
What is Mercury?
Mercury Spill Cleanup Instructions
Monitored Natural Attenuation of Groundwater
Oklahoma Brownfields
Oklahoma Used Tire Recycling Program
Proper Handling and Disposal of Vehicle Wastes
Proper Disposal of Roofing Materials
Risk-Based Decision Making for Site Cleanup
Risk-Based Levels for Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)
Safe Sharps Disposal
Tree Debris Recycling
Vapor Intrusion into Indoor Air
Waste Tire Program Recycling Fees
Wood Chip Guidance

State Environmental Laboratory Services

Arsenic, Chromium, Selenium, and Uranium in Private Drinking Water Wells on the Garber Wellington/Central Oklahoma Aquifer

Blue Green Algae

Day Care Sampling Guidance
Disinfection of Individual Water Wells
Fish Consumption Guidance for Mercury
Home Water Testing
Inorganic Chemicals and Metals
Lead in Drinking Water
Legionnaires' Disease, Pontiac Fever, Legionellosis and Legionella
Oklahoma Kill Response Management Team
pH Testing For Clean Water Act Analysis
Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)
Private Water Well Analysis
Real Estate Lender or Loan Transactions Sampling Guidance
Significance Of Iron And Manganese In Drinking Water
Synthetic Organic Chemicals (SOCs)
Volatile Organic Chemicals

Water Quality Division

Biosolids Management in Oklahoma
Construction Permitting FAQs
DEQ Helping Water Systems Conduct Water Loss Audits
Don't Waste Water! It's Costing You Money!
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)
Drought Impact Contacts
Ground Water Rule
Is Your Utility Ready For A Drought?
Kitchen & Laundry Conservation
Methemoglobinemia (Blue Baby Syndrome)

Notification of Termination (NOT) Checklist

NPDES Electronic Reporting for the State of Oklahoma
OKR05 Industrial Activities
OKR10 Construction Activities
Outdoor Water Conservation
Public Water Supply FAQs
Polluted Water
Quarterly Visual Monitoring
Swimming in the Illinois River
Swimming in Oklahoma’s Lakes, Rivers, and Streams
Water Conservation in Emergency Situations
Water Conservation Tips for the Kitchen
Water Conservation Tips for the Outdoors
Water Costs Money, Don't Waste It!
Water System Emergency Procedures
Wellhead Protection: Cost of Making Water Safe Continues to Rise