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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.

10/09/15
EPA Adds Five Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund's National Priorities List & Proposes an Additional Seven

Louisiana has one site added and one proposed.

09/28/15
Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held Oct. 14

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. The workshop will be a unique opportunity to hear from federal, state and local law enforcement regarding environmental crimes and environmental laws. Speakers will provide important information regarding the laws and actions regarding illegal dumping and burning, water pollution, littering and air pollution.

09/18/15
New Jersey man and Louisiana man plead guilty to illegal disposal of wastes

A New Jersey man and a Sulphur man were sentenced Thursday, Sept. 17, in the 31st Judicial District Court for violating Louisiana waste disposal laws and the Environmental Quality Act. George L. Ryals III, 63, of Newton, N.J., and Michael Anaker, 57, of Sulphur, illegally disposed of a large number of compressed gas cylinders by abandoning them in a warehouse in Roanoke.

09/18/15
Louisiana citizens create a model litter ordinance template for communities

Citizens of Louisiana, environmental groups and government representatives have created a turnkey solution that can address litter control and develop accompanying infrastructure to enable enforcement mechanisms. The Louisiana Local Government Litter Ordinance Template and Handbook will be introduced at the Louisiana Municipal Association Convention in Lafayette.

07/30/15
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnership Category

The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) will receive a Second Place 2015 Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnerships Category. The awards ceremony will be held on July 30, 2015, at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas.

07/30/15
2015 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Everyday Hero Awards

Tell us who about an Everyday Hero who helps fight litter in your community. Nominations are now open for the 2015 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Everyday Hero Awards until September 10, 2015.

07/21/15
Ascension Parish reschedules July Recycling Road Show

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show July date has been rescheduled from July 4 to July 11 because of the Independence Day holiday.

06/29/15