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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 March 8, 2016

Air Quality | Water Quality | Land Protection | Local Services | Customer Services | General | Disaster Recovery

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

Air

Lead-Based Paint

An Efficient Roof that Pays You Back
A Lead-Based Paint Inspection or Risk Assessment for Your Home
Lead-based Paint FAQ's
Playground Equipment and Lead-Based Paint Hazards

Industry-Specific

Gasoline Dispensing Facilities
Gasoline Distribution Bulk Terminals, Bulk Plants, and Pipeline Facilities

Dry Cleaning

The dry cleaning fact sheets listed below are currently being updated. New fact sheet links will placed as soon as the revisions are complete. Contact Air Quality Division staff at 405-702-4100 if you have any questions.

Dry Cleaner Minor Facility General Permit
Fugitive Controls and Pollution Prevention Requirements for Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities this fact sheet is being updated
Large Area Source Category for Dry Cleaning Facilities Using Perchloroethylene Subject to the NESHAP, Subpart M this fact sheet is being updated
Monitoring Requirements for Dry Cleaning Facilities Using Perchloroethylene this fact sheet is being updated
Compliance - Enforcement
Fugitive Dust
Online Excess Emissions Reporting

Education and General Fact Sheets

Air Quality Index Chart
Asbestos / NESHAP Regulations
Asbestos in the Home
Biodiesel
Carbon Monoxide
Diesel Emission Retrofits
Diesel: Frequently Asked Questions
Diesel - Health and Environmental Impacts of Diesel Exhaust
Diesel Idle Reduction
Ethanol
Lead
Lead in Water

Nitrogen Dioxide
Ozone
Particulate Matter
Sulfur Dioxide

State Environmental Laboratory Services

Biofuels
Customer Services Division-DEQ Focus on Serving the Customers
Dry Cleaner Waste and Emission Reduction
Ground Water Rule
Inorganic Chemical and Metals Fact Sheet
Lead Analysis Fact Sheet
Mercury Information
Organic Chemical Fact Sheet
Pollution Prevention & Waste Reduction for Wood Manufacturers
Radiochemical Fact Sheet
Selecting an Accredited Laboratory
State Laboratory Facts
Volatile Organic Chemical Fact Sheet

Land

Aerosol Cans
Agricultural Tire Recycling Fees
Are You Getting a New Roof?
Arsenic and Historic Smelters in Oklahoma
Bethany Public Water Supply
Bioremediation of Excavated Petroleum Contaminated Soil
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund
Brownfields Tax Incentive
Blackwell Zinc Smelter Site In Blackwell Oklahoma
Blackwell Zinc Smelter Site In Oklahoma and Arsenic
Blackwell Zinc Smelter Site In Blackwell Oklahoma and Lead
Car Wash Sludge
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Composting
Consumer eCycling in Oklahoma
Copper-wire Burn Site: Guidance for the Remediation of Lead-Contaminated Soils from a Residential Copper-wire Burn Site
Disposal Requirements & Options For Hazardous Dental Wastes
eCycling
Fish Consumption Guidance Mercury Advisory
Fluorescent Bulbs
Ground Water Modeling
Land Reclamation Project
Landfills
Landfills FAQs
Lead and Historic Smelters in Oklahoma
Management of Waste Fluorescent Lamps
Mercury Exposure
Mercury Information
Mercury Spills
Monitored Natural Attenuation
Open Dumping
Procedures for the Remediation of Diesel & Gasoline Spills
Proper Handling and Disposal of Vehicle Wastes
Radon Factsheet
Recyclers of Fluorescent Lamps
Risk-Based Cleanup Levels for Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)
Risk-Based Decision Making for Site Cleanup
Roadside Dumps
Surfacing Sewage
Waste Tire Program
Waste Tire Program Recycling Applicable Fees

Local Services

2007 Oklahoma Ice Storm: Guidelines for Debris Management
2007 Oklahoma Ice Storm: Options for Reuse/Disposal of Damaged Utility Poles
Aerobic Treatment System - Your New Home Has An Aerobic Treatment System
Car Wash Sludge
Composting
Diesel Spills - Remediation of Diesel & Gasoline Spills
Disinfections of Water Wells
Disposal of Waste from Meat Processing Operations in Oklahomanew fact sheet added
Environmental Complaints Program
Fugitive Dust
Hiring an Engineer
Land Reclamation
Lead in Drinking Water
Mold
Open Burning
Open Dumping
Permissible Open Burning
Proper Handling and Disposal of Vehicle Wastes
Roadside Dumps
Soil Profile Site Preparation Instructions
Subsurface and Surface Drains for Protections of Groundwater and Septic Systems
Surfacing Sewage
Wellhead Protection: Cost of Making Water Safe Continues to Rise
Wood Chip Guidance

General

Customer Services Division-DEQ Focus on Serving the Customers
Environmental Complaints Program
Holiday Recycling
Protecting Our Environment - About the DEQ
See Publications Listing

Water

Arsenic, Chromium, Selenium, and Uranium in Private Drinking Water Wells on the Garber Wellington/Central Oklahoma Aquifer
Biosolids
Biosolids Management
Biosolids Management to Conserve Energy
Biosolids Management in Oklahoma Considerations of a Biosolids Land Application Process
Biosolids Management in Oklahoma Developing a Land Application Biosolids Management Plan
Boil Order Advisory (Public Water Supply)
Cryptosporidium
Disinfect ion of Water Wells and Water Service Lines
Drought Impact Contacts - Who to call if a drought impacts your community
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)
Evaluating Biosolids Management
Fluoridation
Ground Water Rule
How to Properly Maintain Your Private Water Well
How to Properly Maintain Your Well & How to Disinfect Your Private Water Well  two-sided combination fact sheet
Is Your Utility Ready For A Drought?
Land Application of Biosolids
Maintenance of Et/A Lateral Line Systems
Methemoglobinemia (Blue Baby Syndrome)
Nutrients in Biosolids
Organic Chemicals
Soil Profile Site Preparation Instructions
Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)
Polluted Water
Site Cleanup Using Risk-Based Decision Making
Significance of Iron and Manganese in Drinking Waters
Significance of Private Water Well Analysis
Surfacing Sewage
Swimming in Oklahoma’s Lakes, Rivers, and Streams
Trihalomethane (THM)
Uranium
Water Conservation Tips for the Bathroom
Water Conservation Tips for the Kitchen
Water Conservation Tips for the Outdoors
Water Costs Money, Don't Waste It!
Water Emergency Procedures
Water Systems Security
Water Volatile Organic Chemicals
Water Well Analysis
Who To Call If A Drought Impacts Your Community

Disaster Recovery

Conservation in Emergency Situations
Debris Management Guidelines for Residents
Emergency Disposal Site Evaluation and Registry
Guidelines for Debris Management
Options for Reuse/Disposal of Damaged Utility Poles
Steps to Stay Safe as You Return Home