DEQ offers statewide workshops on nonpoint source pollution

Feb 25, 2016

Baton Rouge - 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. These sessions, held around the state, will provide an overview of nonpoint source pollution and what DEQ does to identify and reduce it. Each session will also provide information on education and outreach. The sessions are free, so register and learn more about it.

The sessions are as follows: 

  • Baton Rouge area
    10 a.m. to Noon - Thursday, March 3rd
    DEQ Conference Center - Oliver Pollock Room
    602. N. 5th Street, Baton Rouge 
  • Pineville area 10 a.m. to Noon - Wednesday, March 9
    Tudor Community Center
    341 Bragg, Pineville 
  • New Orleans area 10 a.m. to Noon -Thursday, March 24
    Jefferson Parish Library
    4747 W. Napoleon Avenue, Metairie 
  • Lake Charles area 10 a.m. to Noon - Thursday, March 31
    LSU/SU Ag Center
    7101 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles

These workshops are free and open to the public. If you would like to attend any of these workshops, please register online at If you would like more information please call (225) 219-3954 or visit the ENVIROSCHOOL website at