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DISCOVER DEQ - JUNE 2017 E-newsletter 06/29/17
Volkswagen (VW) settlement information

**NOTE: Proposals deadline extended to July 27. All proposals must be received by LDEQ no later than 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 ** The State of Louisiana through the Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), as the named beneficiary, announces the availability of funds received by means of the Volkswagen Corporation and affiliates partial court settlement. Accordingly, the funds will be dispersed under the supervision of LDEQ.

LDEQ to host workshops on Electronic Document Management System

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) provides access to its public records over the Internet through the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS). The EDMS contains all public records that have been created or received by LDEQ.

Discover DEQ - May 2017 E Newsletter

What’s Inside? Gorgeous spring weather may cause Ozone Action Days, Message from the Secretary, LDEQ reports a 7.4 percent recycling rate for 2015, LDEQ welcomes Nigerian delegation to Louisiana, LDEQ participates in oil spill drill in Lafourche Parish, LDEQ Secretary Dr. Chuck Brown joins LABI panel, Boy Scouts place storm drain markers in Slidell community, Employee Appreciation Day 2017, LDEQ participated in “Kids to Park” day in Zachary May 9, LDEQ On The Move, Who’s Who At LDEQ?

DISCOVER DEQ - April 2017 E News

What’s Inside? 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?


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?

Baton Rouge area in attainment for ozone

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality announces that on March 21, the Greater Baton Rouge redesignation to attainment became effective for the pollutant ozone. The area includes Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and West Baton Rouge parishes.

Carencro man charged with the illegal disposal of used oil

Yesterday, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Section of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality charged a Carencro man for the illegal disposal of used oil into state waters. Roshell Wayne Darjean, 41, is alleged to have illegally discharged 5-10 gallons of used oil into a ditch near Arista Drive in Carencro on Sunday, Jan. 22.