The LDEQ online fishing and swimming advisory map is now available as an application (app) for smartphones. The new app is available through Google Play and the Apple Store. Search: LA Fish Advisories.
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is transitioning to a new invoice payment process for the regulated community that will expedite the processing of fees. The new process is slated to begin July 10; applying to fiscal year 2020 invoices and onward.
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.
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.