Dr. Brown gives a tour of the Mobile Air Monitoring Lab and explains its functions.
An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Wednesday, July 13, 8:30 A.M. to NOON at the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office Regional Training Academy, 191 Dy. Milton Theriot Court, Houma (A side road off of Parish Road 23/ Savanne Road)What's Inside?
Tom Killeen retires after 34 years of service to the state,
Message from the Secretary,
Linda Brown Hardy receives STEM Award at the STEM Expo in Baton Rouge,
Ascension Parish collects Household Hazardous Material from residents,
Air monitoring stations throughout state undergo weekly checks by DEQ,
DEQ staff participates in oil spill drill in Lafourche Parish,
Southeastern Louisiana University Promotes Sustainability Practices,
Volunteers from DEQ participate in canoe trip for McMains Children's
Ripple Effect hosts the Bayou Day Celebration,
DEQ On The Move,
Employee Appreciation Day at DEQ,
Who's Who At DEQ?
Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a New Orleans man for felony illegal disposal of harmful substances and aggravated criminal damage to property. Orestes Linares, 54, of New Orleans, is alleged to have hauled chemicals to the Lower 9th Ward and dumped them in a vacant lot near a storm drain.
Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared May Air Quality Awareness Month in Louisiana. Even though the air quality in Louisiana is the best it has been in years, there is still much work to do. May is traditionally the start of ozone season and the proclamation encourages citizens to become familiar with the Air Quality Index, to understand what causes ozone formation and to take voluntary steps to help prevent ozone formation and improve air quality.
DEQ receives public comments at the Clean Power Plan listening session, Message from the Secretary,
Governor John Bel Edwards proclaimed May as Air Quality Awareness Month, How to get air quality information, Water management experts from a 16 country delegation visit DEQ, DEQ's Small Business/Small
Community Assistance Program assists small businesses with regulatory
compliance, permit applications, School teams participate in 2016
Louisiana Envirothon, DEQ volunteers help with West and East
Baton Rouge Household Hazardous Materials Collections Days,Camp Minden,DEQ helps celebrate Earth Day 2016 in Baton Rouge and Lafayette,DEQ On The Move and Who's Who at DEQ?
Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Warrants Division arrested a Baton Rouge man for felony filing false public documents.
Yesterday, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a Chalmette man for the illegal disposal of waste tires based upon an outstanding arrest warrant.
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