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DISCOVER DEQ - April 2017 E News 05/02/2017

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?

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Governor proclaims May as Air Quality Awareness Month 05/01/2017

Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared May Air Quality Awareness Month in Louisiana. Even though the air quality in Louisiana is the best it has been in years, there is still much work to do. May is traditionally the start of ozone season and the proclamation encourages citizens to become familiar with the Air Quality Index, to understand what causes ozone formation and to take voluntary steps to help prevent ozone formation and improve air quality.

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DISCOVER DEQ - E NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2017 04/03/2017

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?

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Baton Rouge area in attainment for ozone 03/31/2017

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.

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