DEQ offers free workshops on air permitting and emissions
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is offering four free training sessions around the state to help the public understand the DEQ air permitting process and the permitting of air emissions
Holden company chosen to extinguish landfill fire
DEQ and the State Fire Marshal's Office announced today that Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., a fire fighting company from Holden, has been contracted to extinguish underground fires at the Harrelson Materials Management landfill on Russell Road in Shreveport.
Emergency Debris Management hotline now available
The Waste Permits Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has announced the creation of an Emergency Debris Management hotline at (225) 364-7901.
DEQ issues order to halt Shreveport landfill operations
Today, the Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc. to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill.
Oil Company charged with felony Clean Water Act violation
XPLOR Energy SPV-1, Inc. (“XPLOR”), an Oklahoma
corporation residing in Southlake, Texas, was charged today in a one-count bill of information with
knowingly violating the Clean Water Act, Title 33, United States Code, Section 1319(c)(2)(A),
in connection with their oil and gas production activities in the Breton Sound Area of the Gulf of
Mexico, announced the United States Attorney’s Office.
Felony environmental charges added for Lafourche Parish man accused of theft and criminal damage to property
Investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality obtained a felony arrest warrant on Sept. 11, 2014, for a Lafourche Parish man for the illegal discharge of diesel fuel into state waterways.
DEQ issues order requiring HMM to extinguish landfill fires
DEQ announced today that an Order to Close was issued to Harrelson Materials Management, Inc. (HMM). The order was signed by DEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch. The Order to Close requires HMM to extinguish fires and subsequently close the company's landfill on Russell Road in Shreveport.