The Waste Permits Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has announced the creation of an Emergency Debris Management hotline at (225) 364-7901.
Today, the Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal�s Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc. to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill. Investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality obtained a felony arrest warrant on Sept. 11, 2014, for a Lafourche Parish man for the illegal discharge of diesel fuel into state waterways.Today, Secretary Peggy Hatch issued the following initial comments with the accompanying letter to the EPA, highlighting data inaccuracies in the EPA's new emission rule as well as the damaging effects the rule would have on Louisiana's economy:
General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water from Construction Activities (5 Acres or More) was reissued on September 3, 2014.
United States Attorney Walt Green announced the conviction of
another defendant in connection with a wide ranging investigation into corruption and fraud involving compliance with federal environmental laws.What's Inside?
West Monroe is going green,
Tegan Treadaway named
Assistant Secretary for Office of
Trash Free Waters Initiative - EPA
partners with the states
to alleviate trash in the nation's
Bayou Vermilion District
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
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