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DEQ offers statewide workshops on nonpoint source pollution

Are you familiar with nonpoint source pollution? Do you know what it is, how it affects you and what you can do about it? If not, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is sponsoring four free training sessions on nonpoint source pollution for communities, businesses and interested parties.

02/25/16
DEQ announces appointments to executive staff

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

02/22/16
Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held March 23

An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. the DEQ Galvez Building, Oliver Pollock Room, 602 North 5th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Parking is available in the Galvez Building Parking Garage.

02/19/16
Avoyelles Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires

On Friday, Feb. 5, deputies from the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an Avoyelles Parish man for the alleged illegal disposal waste tires in connection with a Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality criminal investigation.

02/10/16
Avoyelles Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires

On Friday, Feb. 5, deputies from the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested an Avoyelles Parish man for the alleged illegal disposal waste tires in connection with a Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality criminal investigation.

02/10/16
Chuck Carr Brown, Ph.D becomes the 12th DEQ Secretary

Gov. John Bel Edwards named Dr. Chuck Carr Brown secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality on Jan. 11. Brown’s appointment is a homecoming. He previously worked at DEQ from 2004 to 2008, serving as assistant secretary for environmental services.

01/25/16
DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division to host webinar on Litter Courts on Jan. 28

On Thursday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m., representatives from the Criminal Investigations Division from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will host a webinar on how to start and operate a litter court within your municipality, city or parish.

01/22/16
DEQ reminds residents, businesses to make preparations in Morganza Spillway area

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is reminding residents and businesses located in and around the Morganza Spillway area to make preparations in advance of the potential river flooding in the region.

01/19/16