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LDEQ to host workshops on Electronic Document Management System 06/20/2017

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) provides access to its public records over the Internet through the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS). The EDMS contains all public records that have been created or received by LDEQ.

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Air News

Baton Rouge area in attainment for ozone 03/31/2017

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality announces that on March 21, the Greater Baton Rouge redesignation to attainment became effective for the pollutant ozone. The area includes Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and West Baton Rouge parishes.

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News Release

EPA to conduct field work at Colonial Creosote site in Washington Parish, La. 06/20/2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started to conduct work for the remedial investigation of the Colonial Creosote site in Washington Parish, Louisiana. The activities will be conducted in phases, with the first phase involving the collection of soil, sediment, ground water and surface water samples to support the remedial investigation.

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Environmental Update

DISCOVER DEQ - April 2017 E News 05/02/2017

What’s Inside? Governor Edwards proclaims May to be Air Quality Awareness month Message from the Secretary Dr. Brown speaks about VW Settlement at Louisiana Clean Fuels Odyssey Day Event Hornbeck dedicates CNG station 2017 Envirothon held at the LSU Ag Botanic Gardens Water Quality sampling in West Feliciana, Pointe Coupee parishes LDEQ to work with newly formed Louisiana Recycling Coalition Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore provides a pro-environmental service DEQ On The Move Who’s Who At DEQ?

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Public Alerts

DEQ announces appointments to executive staff 02/22/2016

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Chuck Carr Brown today announced three appointees to the department’s executive staff.

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Fact Sheets

American Lung Association report shows improvement in Louisiana's air quality 04/25/2012

The American Lung Association's State of the Air report was released today and demonstrates the improvement in air quality throughout Louisiana. Several cities were listed as cleanest in the nation for particle pollution, known as PM 2.5, with Monroe-Bastrop listed as one of the top seven cleanest cities in the nation for PM 2.5 and ozone combined.

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