News Release Archives

"Tis the Season to Recycle" - - Holiday Recycling Tips from LDEQ 12/11/17
Louisiana tribe, business and educator win Gulf Guardian Awards 11/30/17
Under Agreement with Justice Department and EPA, ExxonMobil to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Eight US Chemical Plants

Under Agreement with Justice Department and EPA, ExxonMobil to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Eight US Chemical Plants

10/31/17
Gingles named assistant secretary for Office of Environmental Assessment

Roger Gingles, executive management officer with LDEQ’s Office of Environmental Assessment, was named assistant secretary for that office Aug. 30. In his new capacity, Roger will oversee the Air Planning and Assessment Division, the Remediation Division, the Water Planning and Assessment Division and the Underground Storage Tanks Division.

08/30/17
EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Louisiana 08/29/17
LDEQ presents 2017 ELP Awards

LDEQ hosted the Environmental Leadership Awards at the LDEQ headquarters in the Galvez building in downtown Baton Rouge. LDEQ Secretary Dr. Chuck Brown recognized the ELP winners environmental achievements. Members of ELP were commended for their voluntary pollution prevention efforts, community environmental outreach initiatives, and environmental ordinances that went above and beyond regulatory compliance to improve the environment.

03/22/17
Open burning of flood debris in Louisiana is harmful and illegal

Household debris must be disposed of properly

02/17/17
LDEQ Raises Awareness to Protect Drinking Water

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.

01/13/17