Who We Are & What We Do
The Legal Affairs Division is housed within the Office of the Secretary and advises the Secretary and Department on all legal matters such as permitting issues, enforcement actions, and legislation. The Division is managed by General Counsel, Herman Robinson. The Deputy General Counsel, Dwana Christy King, serves as his first assistant.
The mission of Legal Affairs Division is to provide legal consultation and representation to the various Offices of the Department with regard to permitting, remediation, enforcement, grants, contracts, personnel, legislation, intergovernmental agreements, or such other matters as may be necessary. It is also our mission to provide high quality, intelligent, and reliable services to the Department in a timely and professional manner to ensure that the agency, its Executives, and staff maintain compliance with the law while effectively and efficiently administering environmental laws and regulations.
For more detailed information on the work that Legal does, please see the section pages below.
Here you will find reported decisions involving the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
LDEQ Rules & Regulations
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Legal Contact Information
Office Main Line
Office Fax Line
Office Mailing Address
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Office of the Secretary
Legal Affairs Division
P.O. Box 4302
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4302