Agreements will result in more than $1.8 million in special environmental projects from companies in La., Texas and N.M.What's Inside?
DEQ improves response time
Louisiana Trash Free Waters working
group meets in Alexandria,
Criminal Investigation Division 2014,
Regional Office has a new home,
Disappearing water makes good
DEQ conducts a watershed survey of
the Yellow Water River drainage basin in
DEQ's Chili Cook-off raises
money for United Way,
Who's Who At DEQ?The firstDrinking Water Protection Program Ccommunity Meeting will be held as follows:
Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m.
Bayou Vista Community Center
1333 Beleview St.
Public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided compliments of the Drinking Water Protection Team.
For more information call 225-219-3510.
"Tis the season to be jolly" and tis the season to create more waste and garbage than any other. Louisiana, like the rest of the nation, produces more garbage in December than any other month. A little planning ahead of time can reduce the amount of trash that goes to the landfills and reuse can even produce useful items. You can "Be the Solution" and have a more waste-free holiday season by following a few simple tips from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
DEQ participates in 18th Annual Chem Friends Expo in Gonzales,
DEQ overseeing soil and groundwater remediation project in Ouachita Parish, Early Warning System helps protect the Mississippi River as a
drinking source,Geographical Response Plan meeting held at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, DEQ participates in Air and Water
Management Association meeting,Think green for the Holidays,DEQ supports United Way with hot dog eating,Halloween costume contest,
Who's Who At DEQ?U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that XPLOR Energy SPV-1, Inc. ("XPLOR"), an Oklahoma corporation residing in Southlake, Texas, pled guilty today to a one-count bill of information which charged the company with knowingly violating the Clean Water Act, Title 33, United States Code, Section 1319(c)(2)(A).The Enviroschool session on Air Permitting 301 scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the LSU Ag Center in Lake Charles has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3.U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced today that his office has agreed to defer prosecution on the bill of information it filed against the Washington Parish School Board ("school board") charging it with a felony violation of the Clean Air Act for failing to notify the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality of the 2011 demolition of the Old Pine High School which contained regulated asbestos containing material.
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