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Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - Harrelson Materials Management, Inc

    DEQ issues order requiring HMM to extinguish landfill fires

    DEQ announced today that an Order to Close was issued to Harrelson Materials Management, Inc. (HMM). The order was signed by DEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch. The Order to Close requires HMM to extinguish fires and subsequently close the company's landfill on Russell Road in Shreveport.

      Air Quality Summary - June 2014

        Treadaway named assistant secretary for permits

        DEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch named Tegan Treadaway assistant secretary for permits at the Department of Environmental Quality on Aug. 4. Treadaway was administrator of air permits under former Assistant Secretary Sam Phillips who left DEQ July 25.

        Hands-on training offered by DEQ for NetDMR online reporting

        The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is offering training for permittees on the use of the NetDMR online application for the submission of discharge monitoring reports. A discharge monitoring report, known as a DMR, is a self-reporting document that is generated by permittees who have a Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. The DMR contains information pertaining to water discharges into waters of the state.

        DiscoverDEQ - eNewsletter - July 2014

        What's Inside? Hurricanes are a fact of life - DEQ is prepared, Mobile Air Monitoring Lab stands ready to deploy statewide, DEQ Mobile Command Center stands ready for hurricane response, IdleAir launches innovative emissions reduction plan through Truck Stop electrification, Scouts in Scott take on storm drain marking project, Mike Daniels becomes Vice Chairman, of the Southern Environmental Enforcement Network, DEQ offers Free Open Burning Workshops in August, DEQ On The Move, Who's Who At DEQ?

          DEQ offers free Open Burning Workshops

          NEW- Revised date for Alexandria The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is sponsoring a free workshop to assist fire departments, municipalities and the general public with understanding the air quality regulations concerning open burning. The workshop will provide a basic understanding of the regulations, as well as information on opening burning do's and don'ts. All workshops will be from 10 a.m. to noon.

          Air Quality Summary - May 2014

            DiscoverDEQ eNewsletter - June 2014

            What's Inside? St. Landry Parish is on the cutting edge of biogas technology, Shell Oil Products U.S. cleans up 17 acres of contaminated property, DEQ assesses Water Quality within the Bayou Choctaw Drainage Basin, DEQ plays an active role in breast health awareness, Hurricane Resource Manuals delivered to parishes, Free workshops on open burning scheduled in July, DEQ On The Move, Who's Who At DEQ?

              Shell Oil Products U. S. property is Ready for Reuse

              The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Shell Oil Products U.S. celebrated the completion of a Ready for Reuse project at the former Metairie Lube Oil Blending Facility at a ceremony at DEQ headquarters today. Shell was awarded a determination letter and certificate by DEQ and EPA signifying that the site has been cleaned up and can be put back into use.

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