Recent Activities and Current Projects
- May 2, 2016 - DENR encourages the public to think about air quality this week during Air Quality Awareness Week from May 2-6. This year’s theme is “Show How You Care About the Air.” For information about South Dakota’s air quality, visit http://denr.sd.gov/des/aq/aarealtime.aspx. For tips and suggestions on steps you can take each day to reduce your contribution to air pollution, visit https://www3.epa.gov/airnow/airaware/.
- January 11, 2016 - Award offers for round eight of the Clean Diesel Grant Program (School Bus Replacement and Retrofits) have been announced.
- December 22, 2015 – DENR developed a Clean Power Plan webpage to provide detailed information about how DENR plans to meet the timelines established in EPA’s Clean Power Plan, make announcements about upcoming meetings, and where the public can provide input during the process. If the lawsuit against the Clean Power Plan is unsuccessful, DENR is committed to working with the Office of the Attorney General, Public Utility Commission, other states agencies, utilities, cooperatives, businesses, the public, and environmental groups to develop a plan that provides reliable and affordable electricity to South Dakotans.