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Treadaway named assistant secretary for permits

Aug 05, 2014

Baton Rouge - Tegan TreadawayDEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch named Tegan Treadaway assistant secretary for permits at the Department of Environmental Quality on Aug. 4. Treadaway was administrator of air permits under former Assistant Secretary Sam Phillips who left DEQ July 25.

Treadaway has worked at DEQ in air permits for 10 years. A Baton Rouge native, Treadaway is an LSU graduate with bachelor’s degrees in both biochemistry and chemical engineering.

“I am happy to assume this role, and I look forward to the challenges of the job. We have a great staff, and we plan to continue to provide the level of service essential to protect the environment and the health of the people of Louisiana,” Treadaway said.

“Tegan Treadaway is ideally qualified to do this job,” Hatch said. “Her education and experience are uniquely suited to the demands of the position, and she is familiar with the particulars of the job after having worked closely with the previous assistant secretary for so long.”