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Hurricane Laura - Eighth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 02/26/2021

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

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Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs opens applications for first-ever Storm Water Leadership Awards 01/27/2021

The Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs is now seeking applications for its first annual Storm Water Leadership Awards. This award is intended to recognize those individuals, businesses or organizations that strive for environmental leadership through programs and actions that improve storm water quality and/or quantity, thereby reducing the amount of pollution that enters Jefferson Parish waterways.

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Hurricane Laura - Seventh Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 01/27/2021

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

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Hurricane Laura - Sixth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 12/28/2020

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

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LDEQ creates Nonpoint Source Pollution demonstration to continue outreach efforts during COVID-19 12/15/2020

With COVID-19 restrictions limiting outreach efforts, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s (LDEQ) Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution group created a video demonstrating the EnviroScape model. The EnviroScape model effectively communicates the shared responsibility for the environment, specifically water quality, to people of all ages.

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Hurricane Laura - Fifth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 11/24/2020

The Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order in the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster Hurricane Laura has been amended to extend through December 28, 2020.

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