Orleans Parish men arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires
Months of investigative work paid off for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality last week when two men were charged with dumping illegal tires in separate but related incidents in New Orleans East.
EPA to conduct field work at Colonial Creosote site in Washington Parish, La.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started to conduct work for the remedial investigation of the Colonial Creosote site in Washington Parish, Louisiana. The activities will be conducted in phases, with the first phase involving the collection of soil, sediment, ground water and surface water samples to support the remedial investigation.
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.
Open burning of flood debris is against the law
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents affected by the
recent flood to refrain from open burning of debris.
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.