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.
Avoyelles Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires
On Friday, Feb. 5, deputies from the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested an
Avoyelles Parish man for the alleged illegal disposal waste tires in connection with a Louisiana Department of
Environmental Quality criminal investigation.
DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division to host webinar on Litter Courts on Jan. 28
On Thursday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m., representatives from the Criminal Investigations Division from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will host a webinar on how to start and operate a litter court within your municipality, city or parish.
"Tis the season to recycle" -- Holiday Recycling tips from DEQ
"'Tis the season to be jolly," but Louisiana, like the rest of the nation, produces more waste in December than any other month. Planning ahead of time can reduce the amount of trash that goes to the landfills, and reuse can even generate useful items. You can "Be the Solution" and have a more waste-free holiday season by following a few simple tips from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held Dec. 2
An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held 1 to 5
p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at the Monroe Public Safety Center, 1810 Martin Luther King Junior Drive,
Monroe, LA 71202.
Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held Dec. 3
An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Wyndham Gardens, 1419 E. 70th Street, Shreveport, LA 71105.
Mayor welcomes environmental law enforcement training workshop to Alexandria
An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 8:30 to noon at the Central Louisiana Business Incubator, 1501 Wimbledon Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71301.