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LDEQ Presents 2017 Environmental Leadership Program Awards

Today, LDEQ hosted the Environmental Leadership Awards at the LDEQ headquarters in the Galvez building in downtown Baton Rouge. LDEQ Secretary Dr. Chuck Brown recognized the ELP winners environmental achievements. Members of ELP were commended for their voluntary pollution prevention efforts, community environmental outreach initiatives, and environmental ordinances that went above and beyond regulatory compliance to improve the environment.

First Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the Matter of Severe Weather Event Feb. 7,2017 (Orleans Parish Only)

    Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Road Show will stop in Louisiana

    Shipments of transuranic waste destined for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, N.M., are scheduled to resume in April. These will be the first shipments received at the facility since the February 2014 incidents. In preparation for the resumption of shipping, the DOE Carlsbad Field Office will be conducting road shows along the active transportation routes. A first responder briefing and Level VI demonstration will be presented at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Bossier Fire Training Academy, 5850 Shed Road, Bossier City.

    DiscoverDEQ - E Newsletter - February 2017

    What's Inside? Emission Reduction Credit Conference held at LDEQ, Message from the Secretary, Landfill inspections a key component in environmental oversight, LDEQ collaborates with partners to restore and preserve the Vermilion River, LDEQ Secretary Chuck Carr Brown meets with Police Jury Association, LDEQ supports the American Heart Association, Drinking Water Protection Team hosts informational workshops in St. Tammany Parish, Sean Darensbourg honored as Black Men Run's National Runner of the Year, King Cake Contest held at LDEQ, DEQ On The Move, Who's Who At DEQ?

      Open burning of household flood debris in Louisiana is harmful and illegal

      The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality reminds residents affected by the recent flood that burning household debris is harmful to themselves, their families, and their neighbors and is also against the law.

        Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held March 15

        An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Wed., March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Joseph S. Yenni Building, Room 405 (4th floor), 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Jefferson, LA 70123.

        First Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the Matter of Severe Weather Event of Feb. 7, 2017 (Orleans and St. James Parishes only)

        Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the Matter of Severe Weather Event of Feb. 7, 2017 (Orleans Parish only)

        LDEQ to host home sewage treatment system maintenance workshops in St. Tammany Parish

        The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents with home sewage treatment systems to attend a workshop on maintaining those systems. Properly operating systems are vital to improving and/or maintaining water quality in our rivers, bayous, streams and lakes.

        Discover DEQ - January 2017 e-newsletter

        LDEQ donates dollars and food to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank; LDEQ video explains the importance of maintaining your sewage treatment systems; Message from the Secretary; LDH offers services for flood survivors; Louisiana Clean Fuels program features Dr. Chuck Carr Brown; Project Front Yard is the initiative of the Lafayette Consolidated Government; Secretary Brown addresses AWMA meeting in Metairie; Martin Ecosystems creates strong shorelines, promotes environmental sustainability; LWF seeking Governor's Awards nominations; DEQ On The Move; Who's Who At DEQ?

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