Cage began her career with LDEQ in 1993 and has over 30 years of environmental experience with 19 years of enforcement and/or compliance regulatory experience governing several media. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science from Alcorn State University. Cage has worked in various positions with LDEQ including environmental scientist, supervisor, manager, senior scientist and Enforcement Division Administrator.
The mission of the environmental compliance program is the ensure the public and occupational welfare of the people and environmental resources of Louisiana by conducting inspections of permitted facilities and activities, responding to environmental emergencies and issuing sound enforcement actions. The program establishes a multi-media compliance approach; creates a uniform approach to compliance; assigns accountability and responsibility to the appropriate parties; provides standardized radioactive material training to compliance; and provides for the execution and timely resolution of activities.