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LDEQ to host online meeting concerning Dresser site 05/29/2020

LDEQ will host an online community meeting concerning the current status of contamination at the Dresser site in Pineville and its effect on adjacent areas. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 10.

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Air News

Gov. Edwards proclaims May as Air Quality Awareness Month 05/06/2020

The entire state of Louisiana in in attainment for the pollutant ozone.

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Emergency Declarations

Fifth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 05/15/2020

Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19.

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News Release

LDEQ to host online meeting concerning Dresser site 05/29/2020

LDEQ will host an online community meeting concerning the current status of contamination at the Dresser site in Pineville and its effect on adjacent areas. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 10.

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Environmental Update

LDEQ receives Brownfields grant from EPA 05/08/2020

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Brownfields & Land Revitalization has announced that the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) has been awarded an $800,000 Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund grant.

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Regulations

Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports 03/21/2018

Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports. Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Criminal Investigation Section arrested a Lafayette Parish man on two felony violations of Louisiana’s Water Control Law and two felony violations of filing false public records.

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Discover DEQ Newsletters

Discover DEQ Newsletter – April 2020 04/30/2020

What's Inside? Louisiana observes May as Air Quality Awareness Month, Message from the Secretary, Work From Home Tips During COVID-19, and more!

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Fact Sheets

LDEQ encourages securing of household chemicals and items in preparation for Morganza Spillway opening 05/29/2019

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents and business owners in the affected area of the Morganza Spillway to safely secure or remove household chemicals and materials in advance of the Spillway opening June 2.

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EPA APPROVES LOUISIANA'S PLN TO MEET SULPHUR DIOXIDE STANDARD

EPA Approves Lousiana's plan to meet SO2 standards in St. Bernard Parish 05/22/2019 Read More > View Full Category