Water News Archives

Lake Bruin Gets a Clean Bill of Health from Recent Fecal Coliform Study 10/01/14
LaSalle Parish Committee Helps Organize Household Hazardous Materials Recycling Day 10/01/14
LELAP Newsletter - March-September 2014 10/01/14
Oil Company charged with felony Clean Water Act violation

XPLOR Energy SPV-1, Inc. (“XPLOR”), an Oklahoma corporation residing in Southlake, Texas, was charged today in a one-count bill of information with knowingly violating the Clean Water Act, Title 33, United States Code, Section 1319(c)(2)(A), in connection with their oil and gas production activities in the Breton Sound Area of the Gulf of Mexico, announced the United States Attorney’s Office.

DEQ Announces reissuance of General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water from Construction Activities (5 Acres or More)

General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water from Construction Activities (5 Acres or More) was reissued on September 3, 2014.

Baton Rouge Businessman Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crime and Obstruction of Justice

United States Attorney Walt Green announced the conviction of another defendant in connection with a wide ranging investigation into corruption and fraud involving compliance with federal environmental laws.

New Jersey man and Louisiana man arrested for the illegal disposal of harmful substances

Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a New Jersey man for felony illegal disposal of harmful substances.

Grant Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of septic tank wastes

Today, investigators with DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division, deputies from the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, and troopers from State Police Troop E arrested a Pollock man for the illegal disposal of septic tank wastes and sewage. The arrest took place in conjunction with a search warrant executed at the man's residence.