DISCOVER DEQ - April 2017 E News
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?
DISCOVER DEQ - E NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2017
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?
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.