Water 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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LDEQ Raises Awareness to Protect Drinking Water 01/13/2017

Over the next few months, members of Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's Drinking Water Protection Team will be visiting local businesses to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the source of drinking water in St. Tammany Parish.

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Is Your Home or Commercial Sewage Treatment System Working Properly? 01/13/2017

Tips to Maintaining Home Sewage Treatment Systems

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LDEQ and Denka sign AOC designed to reduce chloroprene emissions at LaPlace facility 01/10/2017

On Jan. 6, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) and Denka Performance Elastomer signed a formal document that outlines the company’s voluntary commitment to reduce emissions of the chemical chloroprene. Under the Administrative Order on Consent (AOC), emissions reductions devices will be installed on a set schedule, culminating with the installation of the Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) by the end of the 4th quarter of 2017.

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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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