Programs and Resources
Division of Air Quality
This division provides rules, forms, monitoring, and information regarding the State’s air quality.
Division of Waste Management
This Division of the Health Department consists of several programs designed to assist generators of solid and hazardous waste and operators of underground storage tanks in maintaining public and worker safety and environmental health.
North Dakota Department of Health Environmental Health Section
The Environmental Health Section of the North Dakota Health Department safeguards the air, water and physical environmental quality for North Dakota.
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
The Department of Education houses information that can help teachers, students and parents with questions they may have regarding kindergarten through 12th grade state education programs.
North Dakota Forest Service
The ND Forest Service provides 2-hour workshops for K-12 teachers and “Project Learning Tree” recycling curriculum. Economic development grant funds are also available for the start-up of small recycling businesses that utilize wood waste (dead trees, trimmed branches, old buildings, etc.) to help enable the reduction of hazardous fuel build-ups around communities. Grant funds are also available to be used by public schools or large institutions to purchase a wood pellet/chip burning furnace or retro-fit a coal furnace into a wood pellet/chip burning furnace.
North Dakota Governor’s Office
North Dakota Home Page
North Dakota Parks and Recreation
This site provides information about state parks, recreation, and the nature in North Dakota.
North Dakota Solid Waste & Recycling Association (NDSWRA)
North Dakota Solid Waste Management Association (NDSWMA) is a non-profit organization with over 100 landfill, hauler and recycling members in the tri-state area. NDSWA’s mission is to educate, train and promote environmentally sound waste management practices.
Phone: (701)-650-8857 (Angela Boeshans)
North Dakota State Legislature
This site provides information about post-consumer recycling, a listing of recycling coordinators, and other recycling resources.
State Water Commission
The SWC addresses several critical water development issues, including developing Missouri River water, developing adequate water supplies for eastern North Dakota, financing future water development, and balancing the public interest and the public trust.
United States Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8
This agency serves the environmental programs in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, North Dakota, and South Dakota.