Information & Records

ATTENTION: Any information submitted to the LDEQ may become public record pursuant to ACT 256 of the 2019 Regular Legislative Session. 

Need help but you're not sure who to call? DEQ’s Customer Service Center is here for you. We specialize in answering tough questions and finding the right contact person for you.

866-896-5337 - toll free

Public Records

To view DEQ's public records, please visit our Electronic Document Management System (EDMS).
Need help with EDMS? Click the Contact Us link in the EDMS, or call or email the Customer Service Center using the contact info above.

You may also visit one of DEQ's Public Records Centers located at DEQ Headquarters and in Regional Offices around the state to search, retrieve, view and print records. 
8 am - 4:30 pm
Monday – Friday
Sometimes all Regional Office staff members are working in the field, so please contact the Regional Office before you visit to ensure that someone will be available to assist you.

Making a Public Records Request

Online public records request form
Send your request directly to our Public Records staff and receive your records by mail, fax, in person, or, if available, electronically.

Paper Public Records Request Form (DEQ Form ISD-0005-01)
Use this form to send a request by mail or fax only. Please do not email this form. To make a request electronically, use the online form.

Certification for Free or Reduced Rate (DEQ Form ISD-0005-02)
Are you a student or a member of the media? These and some other groups qualify for reduced rates for record copies, or in some cases, even free copies of records. Submit this form to to qualify for free or reduced rate copies.

LAC 33:I:23 Procedures for Public Records Request
Louisiana Administrative Code title and chapter pertaining to Public Records Requests

Need more answers?

View our Frequently Asked Questions, or contact us:
Click the Contact Us link in the EDMS
866-896-5337 (toll free)
DEQ's Records Custodian: Jason Hanchey