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Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 2015 Annual Report

Fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30,2015

    DISCOVER DEQ - Enewsletter - November 2015

    What'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; Geaux Ride; Who's Who

    Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held Dec. 3

    An 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.

    Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held Dec. 2

    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.

    Discover DEQ E News - October 2015

    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 quality policy; 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 analytics specialist; DEQ outreach visits Dutchtown High School

      Lafayette Consolidated Government wins an award for their MS4 program

      On 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.

        State agencies the first to embrace Geaux Ride ride-sharing app

        Ride-sharing with Geaux Ride - It all adds up!

        Discover DEQ for September 2015

        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

        EPA Adds Five Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund's National Priorities List & Proposes an Additional Seven

        Louisiana has one site added and one proposed

          New Jersey man and Louisiana man plead guilty to illegal disposal of wastes

          A 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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