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DEQ cancels and will reschdule Emergency Response Workshop in Lake Charles 09/04/12
Declaration Of Emergency and Administrative Order - Hurricane Isaac 08/27/12
DEQ announces modification of Sewage Sludge General Permit

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's Water Permits Division has announced a modification to the Sewage Sludge and Biosolids Use or Disposal General Permit, effective August 1, 2012

07/20/12
EPA commends DEQ on RCRA program

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency commended the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality on achievements in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act program, which is also known as RCRA. RCRA is a federal law that regulates solid and hazardous waste.

07/20/12
Hands-on training offered by DEQ for NetDMR online reporting

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is offering training for permittees on the use of the NetDMR online application for the submission of discharge monitoring reports. A discharge monitoring report, known as a DMR, is a self-reporting document that is generated by permittees that have a Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. The DMR contains information pertaining to water discharges into waters of the state.

07/05/12
Legislative Auditor finds DEQ Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund compliant 06/05/12
City of Zachary closes a $9,300,000 loan for sewage upgrades

Yesterday, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the city of Zachary celebrated a loan closure in the amount of $9,300,000 for use on the rehabilitation and replacement of sewer collection lines and pump stations in areas throughout the city.

05/22/12
** Notice to Major Sources of Greenhouse Gases **

If you are the owner or operator of a stationary source that emits, or has the potential to emit, 100,000 tons per year or more of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e), and you have not been issued or applied for a Title V permit, federal and state regulations require you to apply for a Title V permit on or before July 1, 2012.

05/18/12