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DOTD to hold Open House Public Meetings on the I-10 corridor

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Improvement Study Project Team will conduct three public meetings to solicit public comment on the project.

    Avoyelles Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of waste tires

    On Friday, Feb. 5, deputies from the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an Avoyelles Parish man for the alleged illegal disposal waste tires in connection with a Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality criminal investigation.

    DISCOVER DEQ - Enews - January 2016

    What's Inside? DEQ welcomes Chuck Carr Brown, Ph.D., as the 12th secretary; New Air Quality Index shows strengthened EPA standards for Ozone; DEQ works with GOHSEP, partners, in response to Bonnet Carre' Spillway opening; DEQ Environmental Scientist Don Weinell retires from military service; Minta Canelas honored for her "above and beyond" service to the state; Fundraising participation by DEQ nets Baton Rouge Food Bank more than 12,500 meals; Who's Who At DEQ?

    Chuck Carr Brown, Ph.D becomes the 12th DEQ Secretary

    Gov. John Bel Edwards named Dr. Chuck Carr Brown secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality on Jan. 11. Brown's appointment is a homecoming. He previously worked at DEQ from 2004 to 2008, serving as assistant secretary for environmental services.

      DEQ reminds residents, businesses to make preparations in Morganza Spillway area

      The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is reminding residents and businesses located in and around the Morganza Spillway area to make preparations in advance of the potential river flooding in the region.

        DEQ advises residents, businesses to secure structures, movables in advance of potential river flooding

        The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is advising residents and businesses located in and around the Morganza Spillway, Atchafalaya Basin and Mississippi River Basin to make preparations in advance of the potential river flooding in those areas.

        Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the Matter of Red River and Mississippi River flooding - December 2015

        DEQ prepares for potential Red River, Mississippi River and Atchafalaya River flooding

        In response to the heavy rainfall that occurred over the past month, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has prepared for rising water levels along the Red River, Mississippi River and Atchafalaya River throughout the state.

        Texas Oil and Gas Company pleads guilty to felony

          Discover DEQ - ENews - December 2015

          What's Inside? DEQ oversees soil sampling remediation in Lafayette; HAZWOPER class certifies DEQ personnel for situations where hazardous waste is present; University of New Orleans promotes on-campus recycling initiative; Make reduce, reuse and recycle your motto for the holidays; Christmas Tree Recycling 2015; Jennifer Bounds wins tickets to The Nutcracker: A Tale From The Bayou using GEAUX RIDE; DEQ Holiday Pictures; and Who's Who at DEQ?

            Fourteenth Extension and Reissuance of the Sixteenth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

            In the matter of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath

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