Air News

Gov. Edwards announces Louisiana reaches federal ozone compliance levels 05/03/2018

Entire state is in compliance with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

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Regulations

Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports 03/21/2018

Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports. Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Criminal Investigation Section arrested a Lafayette Parish man on two felony violations of Louisiana’s Water Control Law and two felony violations of filing false public records.

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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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