Land News

EPA to conduct field work at Colonial Creosote site in Washington Parish, La. 06/20/2017

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.

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Comprehensive Environmental Protection 01/02/2017

The Department’s mission is to promote and protect health, safety and welfare while considering sound policies regarding employment and economic development.

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Open burning of flood debris is against the law 08/24/2016

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents affected by the recent flood to refrain from open burning of debris.

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DEQ offers statewide workshops on nonpoint source pollution 02/25/2016

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.

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Avoyelles Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires 02/10/2016

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.

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