Fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30,2015What's Inside?
DEQ reports on activities at the AWMA Conference;
DEQ mourns loss of Evita Lagard;
DEQ restructures regional offices - Hackler takes over at ARO;
EPA's NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule to require universal electronic reporting;
Wildland Hydrology takes students out of classroom, into field;
DEQ's Aquifer group reaches out door-to-door, offers classes on sewage treatment;
Louisiana Science Teachers and Math Teachers Conference;
DEQ participates in 18th Annual Chem Friends Expo in Gonzales;
Shreveport/Bossier's Red River Cleanup removes more than 12,000
pounds of trash;
Who's WhoAn Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Wyndham Gardens, 1419 E. 70th Street, Shreveport, LA 71105.An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Monroe Public Safety Center, 1810 Martin Luther King Junior Dr., Monroe, LA 71202.What's Inside?
DEQ Secretary Hatch, long-time employees
recognized during service award ceremony;
Ouachita River undergoes annual cleanup;
DEQ geologists tour Inner Harbor Navigation
Canal - Lake Borgne Surge Barrier;
DEQ's Drinking Water Protection Team
assists with Sparta Waterfest;
Earthcon and Isotec present seminars on
ground water testing;
DEQ hosts Enviroschool workshops on air
DEQ rescues paint at the East Baton Rouge
Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day;
DEQ attends the Keep Louisiana Beautiful
Conference in Lafayette;
Charlene Turner, Galvez Building security
guard, recognized for her service to DEQ;
Vivian Aucoin elected secretary for AAPCA;
Jason Hanchey is DEQ's new business
DEQ outreach visits Dutchtown High SchoolOn Sept. 28, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the first winners of a new national municipal stormwater and green infrastructure awards program. Developed through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the program recognizes high-performing regulated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) communities and inspires them to exceed requirements through innovative and cost-effective approaches.Ride-sharing with Geaux Ride - It all adds up!State agencies first to embrace Geaux Ride app; The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program celebrates its 25th anniversary; DEQ inspects negighborhood wastewater stations; Records Management finds hidden history in basement boxes of documents; 4-H Junior Leadership Club launches annual membership drive in Evangeline Parish; DEQ On The Move; Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 3rd Quarter Summaries Louisiana has one site added and one proposedA New Jersey man and a Sulphur man were sentenced Thursday, Sept. 17, in the 31st Judicial District Court for violating Louisiana waste disposal laws and the Environmental Quality Act. George L. Ryals III, 63, of Newton, N.J., and Michael Anaker, 57, of Sulphur, illegally disposed of a large number of compressed gas cylinders by abandoning them in a warehouse in Roanoke.
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