Knowledge is power, and we're here to help. WVDEP offers guidance, tools, and notifications for activities that impact you and our environment.
Air Quality Index
The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a standardized system to provide the public with timely and easy-to-understand information on local air quality and whether air pollution levels pose a health concern.
Open Burning: Burn Safely and Legally
Know the law about open burning. Open burning is illegal. Open air burning is a sort of tradition, but every time we burn outdoors, we contribute to air pollution in our area. Whether it's waste from yards, home, businesses, or land-clearing, it all adds up to unhealthy air.
- Describe what a public hearing is, why it is important, and why someone may want to attend.
- How do I know about a public hearing in my area / that affects me?
- Brief into to DEP mailing lists
- Describe what typically goes out in a public noice and why someone may want to receive them.
- How do I sign up to receive public notices?