Environmental Update Archives

Enviroshool webinar on Superfund Program to be held Oct. 15

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is hosting an Enviroschool webinar tomorrow, Oct. 15 at 10:00 a.m. The webinar will provide an overview of the Superfund program and Superfund sites.

10/14/20
LDEQ encourages proper separation of trash, household chemicals and debris after a storm or flood

With Hurricane Laura impacting much of Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) encourages residents across the state to be mindful of the proper separation and disposal of debris.

08/28/20
Disaster Debris Management Information

Debris management information - includes currently approved Emergency Debris Sites for local governments

08/28/20
LDEQ schedules Dresser meeting for July 7

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.

06/29/20
EPA Announces $300,000 for Southern Louisiana Brownfield Sites 06/12/20
Online Dresser meeting cut short, to be rescheduled 06/11/20
Bayou Bonfouca swimming and sediment contact advisory lifted 05/29/20
LDEQ receives Brownfields grant from EPA

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.

05/08/20