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Fifth Extension and First Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - Hurricane Isaac and its aftermath

DiscoverDEQ - August 2014

What's Inside? West Monroe is going green, Tegan Treadaway named Assistant Secretary for Office of Environmental Services, Trash Free Waters Initiative - EPA partners with the states to alleviate trash in the nation's waterways, Bayou Vermilion District combats litter, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation's 25th Annual Beach Sweep, TECHE project,DEQ and the St. Bernard Paddle Club work to protect the water qualityin Bayou Teche, Republic Services - Environmentally Friendly, The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council refurbishes used computers and electronics, Camp Challenge - bright light in the summer Who's Who At DEQ? DEQ On The Move

    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.

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

        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

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