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Ninth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 08/07/2020

The ninth amendment to the Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19, is now available.

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Emergency Declarations

Ninth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 08/07/2020

The ninth amendment to the Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19, is now available.

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News Release

EPA provides Louisiana $176,000 to improve and protect waters across the state 08/07/2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality $176,000 to improve impaired waters and protect unimpaired waters across the state.

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Environmental Update

LDEQ schedules Dresser meeting for July 7 06/29/2020

The meeting will discuss the Dresser site in Pineville at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the Granberry Conference Center off Allen Drive on the campus of Louisiana College in Pineville. This in-person meeting was scheduled after a June 10 online meeting had to be canceled due to connectivity issues.

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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 – July 2020 07/31/2020

What's Inside? Improperly discarding masks, gloves and wipes poses health and environmental hazards, Message From The Secretary, A look at water quality in Louisiana for National Water Quality Month 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