Air News

Hurricane Laura: Twenty-Second Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 05/04/2022

The Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order in the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster Hurricane Laura has been amended.

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Land News

EPA selects LDEQ for $2 Million Brownfields Assessment Grant 05/13/2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the award of a $2 million grant to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to go toward Brownfields assessments. Additional Brownfields assessment grants in the amount of $500,000 each were awarded to the city of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish, Regional Planning Commission (St. Bernard Parish Commercial Corridor). EPA also announced $2 million in funding for the South Central Planning and Development Commission in Houma on behalf of the Brownfields Coalition Revolving Loan Fund.

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Discover DEQ Newsletters

Discover DEQ Newsletter – April 2022 04/29/2022

What’s Inside? LDEQ participates in Love the Boot week, Message from the Secretary, LDEQ staff participate in Household Hazardous Materials Collection day, 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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Annual Reports

LDEQ Annual Report 2020 12/14/2020

"Our people are top-notch and do superb work. They have been put to the test in 2020, and I have to say they have earned top grades. I’m proud of each of them and the way they respond to challenges. They are the embodiment of the agency’s core values. " - LDEQ Sec. Chuck Carr Brown

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