Environmental Update Archives

DISCOVER DEQ - JUNE 2017 E-newsletter 06/29/17
DISCOVER DEQ - April 2017 E News

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?


What's Inside? Dr. Brown speaks at Leaders Against Litter event, Message from the Secretary, LDEQ presents 2017 Environmental Leadership Awards, Transparency important component in speeches, Watershed Improvement Projects underway in Grant and Vermilion Parishes,Open Burning of household hazardous material is against the law, Facility inspections a key part of LDEQ's environmental protection oversight, Drinking Water Protection Team reaches milestone in protection efforts, LDEQ On The Move, Who's Who At LDEQ?

Discover DEQ E Newsletter - February 2017 02/28/17
Comprehensive Environmental Protection

The Department’s mission is to promote and protect health, safety and welfare while considering sound policies regarding employment and economic development.

DEQ prepares for potential Red River, Mississippi River and Atchafalaya River flooding

– In response to the heavy rainfall that occurred over the past month, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has prepared for rising water levels along the Red River, Mississippi River and Atchafalaya River throughout the state.

Texas Oil and Gas Company pleads guilty to felony

United States Attorney Kenneth A. Polite, announced that WALTER OIL & GAS COMPANY, a Texas corporation residing in Houston, Texas, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information which charged the company with failing to provide notification to the National Response Center of a hazardous discharge, in violation of Title 33, United States Code, Section 1321(b)(5)(C). This charge relates to WALTER OIL & GAS COMPANY’s oil and gas production in the Grand Isle area of the Gulf of Mexico.

LELAP Newsletter - March-September 2014 10/01/14