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DEQ offers free workshops on air permitting and emissions

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is offering four free training sessions around the state to help the public understand the DEQ air permitting process and the permitting of air emissions

Holden company chosen to extinguish landfill fire

DEQ and the State Fire Marshal's Office announced today that Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., a fire fighting company from Holden, has been contracted to extinguish underground fires at the Harrelson Materials Management landfill on Russell Road in Shreveport.

DEQ's Drinking Water Protection Program moves to St. Mary Parish

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has selected St. Mary Parish as the next stop for its drinking water protection campaign, "Protect Drinking Water One Drop at a Time." The program's goal is to increase the public''s awareness and participation in protecting their area's drinking water.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 2014 Annual Report

    DiscoverDEQ -- September 2014

    What's Inside? Michael Vince, DEQ senior scientist named inaugural president of AAPCA, DEQ conducts waste tire inspections across the state, DEQ staff speak to environmental journalists about permitting and enforcement, Fort Polk moving toward zero waste to landfills by 2020, Volunteers conduct trash sweep of Ward Creek in Baton Rouge, Who's Who At DEQ?

      Air Quality Summary - July 2014

        Emergency Debris Management hotline now available

        The Waste Permits Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has announced the creation of an Emergency Debris Management hotline at (225) 364-7901.

        DEQ issues order to halt Shreveport landfill operations

        Today, the Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc. to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill.

        Oil Company charged with felony Clean Water Act violation

        Felony environmental charges added for Lafourche Parish man accused of theft and criminal damage to property

        Investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality obtained a felony arrest warrant on Sept. 11, 2014, for a Lafourche Parish man for the illegal discharge of diesel fuel into state waterways.

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