Information Exchange Workshop Forming
DEQ's Air Quality Assessment Division maintains air monitoring
stations throughout the state
DEQ On The Move
Regional offices cover the state
DEQ seeks public input on revisions to the Risk
Evaluation/Corrective Action Program regulations
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Environmental Leadership AwardsRECAP is the regulation which DEQ utilizes to evaluate and clean up sites within the state with potential impact to the groundwater and/or soil (such as a large oil leak, illegal dumping event or chemical release).
The RECAP regulation establishes DEQ's minimum remediation standards for present
Several organizations that work for cleaner air held a press conference at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality today to recognize Air Quality Awareness Month and to promote the Advance Program.May is Air Quality Awareness month, both nationally and in Louisiana. While the air quality in Louisiana is better than it has been since the implementation of the Clean Air Act, May is also traditionally the start of ozone season. DEQ is encouraging citizens to become familiar with the Air Quality Index, to understand what causes ozone formation and to take voluntary steps to help prevent the formation, further improve air quality and meet or continue to meet the current national air quality standards.
In mid-May, environmental scientists from the Southwestern Regional Office of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will be commencing a comprehensive water quality investigation of the watersheds in Calcasieu Parish. Today, Carr William Brown, 53, of Vidalia entered a plea of guilty as a result of the illegal discharges of pollutants into state waters in Cameron Parish. Brown is an employee of Mandeville-based T&F Oil Company.
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will perform the second phase of a series of dye studies on Bayou Lafourche in Assumption and Lafourche Parishes. The study will start the week of April 15 and end the week of April 22.What's Inside?
DEQ provides technical support to
Unified Command in response to
pipeline fire in Lafourche Parish
DEQ presents $45 million loan
to the city of Baton Rouge
for sewage upgrades
Louisiana Solid Waste Association
hosts environmental event
at the Cajundome
2013 Louisiana Envirothon
DEQ On The Move
Big Creek Watershed �
a part of DEQ's Water Quality
Louisiana�s Nutrient Management
Team creating strategyThe Coast Guard, along with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and partner agencies, are responding to reports of an odor that was in the vicinity of New Orleans, Wednesday.Today, investigators with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested an Evangeline Parish man for the alleged illegal burning of waste tires. Officers with the Basile Police Department originally responded to a burning complaint on March 8 at 2348 Guillory Street in Basile. The findings of that investigation were forwarded to DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division which led to the arrest.
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