The Enviroschool program at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) is the environmental education outreach arm of the Agency that provides training for communities, businesses, and other organizations on a number of regulatory topics.  The goal of this program is for the attendees to become informed about the environmental regulatory process and to maintain and improve environmental compliance.  These workshops are free and open to the public.  If you are interested, please feel free to register for any of our workshops that are posted below or contact us if you would like additional information.     



Upcoming Webinars
More details coming soon: 


Understanding Asbestos & Lead

The Who, What, Why, When, and How of Asbestos Demolitions and Renovations:  We will discuss who is regulated and who is exempt, what is regulated (i.e. friable vs non-friable), why asbestos is regulated, when notification is required, and how to handle asbestos containing materials during demolition and renovation projects.

The Basics for Handling Lead Based Paint: We will discuss the basics of  the LDEQ lead based paint abatement program, and the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (Environmental Protection Agency RRP) program requirements.

May 6, 2021, 10:00AM


Public Participation

This session will focus on how you can be involved in the regulatory process including: how to receive public notices; making public comments, where to find public notices, public meetings vs. public hearings, and making effective comments.

May 25, 2021, 10:00AM 


Nonpoint Source Pollution

June 10, 2021, 10:00AM


LPDES Permits

July 15, 2021, 10:00AM


TMDL Program

October 15, 2021, 10:00AM



 If there are topics you are interested in being presented in 2021, please click here to SUGGEST TOPICS.
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Want More Training Information?
  • Please visit our EnviroLibrary to view past presentations from Enviroschool sessions. 
  • Please visit LDEQ's YouTube page to view Enviroschool webinar recordings and educational videos on various environmental regulatory topics. 

Contact Enviroschool at enviroschool@la.gov or 225-219-0877

All information contained herein is provided solely for educational purposes.  It is not intended as a substitute for professional or legal advice.  Should you decide to act upon any information on this website, you do so at your own risk.  While the information posted has been verified to the best of our abilities, we cannot guarantee that there are no mistakes or errors.