The department helps with assistance and resources to make informed, common-sense decisions about environmental protection for business and communities. The department offers various types of permits that allow for the operation of commercial business. Numerous opportunities for financial assistance are available including tax credits and exemptions, loans and grants. These opportunities are available for private individuals, communities, organizations and companies. Cost-share assistance is available for landowners through the Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax.

Types of permits, search issued permits
Financial Opportunities and Technical Assistance
Grants and other financial opportunities and technical assistance
Learn how to report data to the department or how to file a complaint
Agriculture and Landowners
Issues affecting agriculture and landowners
Cost-Share Program
Install conservation practices to conserve soil and improve water quality
Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax
History of the Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax
Laws and Regulations
Federal and state rules governing land and geology
Forms and Applications
Paperwork and instructions necessary to apply for permits
Find a meeting, hearing or event near you
Document Search
Search land and geology related documents in one location for easy access