Public Alerts Archives

NOAA, LSU and LUMCON report Hypoxic zone in the Gulf larger than last year 08/05/21
LDEQ’s Kisatchie Central Office has moved 12/04/20
Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta. Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Zeta, which could impact Louisiana later in the week, though the final track is still uncertain. According to the National Weather Service, Zeta strengthened into a hurricane today and is expected to impact the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday. Strong winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and tornadoes are all possible.

10/27/20
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
Bayou Bonfouca swimming and sediment contact advisory lifted 05/29/20
State Emergency Operations Center Partially Activated due to Coronavirus Response 03/13/20
PUBLIC NOTICE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HCR NO. 231

LDEQ is accepting written comments in consideration of House Resolution No. 231 (2019 Regular Legislative Session), which urges and requests the secretary of LDEQ to study the establishment of a voluntary compliance audit program for industries regulated by the department.

10/07/19
Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

In the matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster: Tropical Storm Barry

09/06/19