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.

Mining, well and other land and geology-related permits
Technical Assistance
Helping businesses comply with environmental rules and reduce regulatory obligations
Land and Geology Financial Assistance Opportunities
Cost-share conservation practices and funding for well plugging
Agriculture and Landowners
Issues affecting agriculture and landowners
Learn how to report data to the department or how to file a complaint
Laws and Regulations
Federal and state rules governing land and geology
Public Notices
Provide input on draft permits, plans or rules on public notice
Find a meeting, hearing or event near you
Document Search
Search land and geology related documents in one location for easy access