Hurricane Demolition

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Office of Environmental Services

Public Participation and Permit Support Division

Notifications and Accreditations Section

P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA  70821-4313 

Physical Address: 602 North 5th St, BR, LA 70802 

Phone No. (225) 219-0789; Fax No. (225) 219-3310



Asbestos web page link:



Hurricane Demolition Website

 15th Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order for Hurricane Katrina (Sept. 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009):    Note: This Order covers Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Jefferson, Plaquemines, and Terrebonne parishes.

 4th Amended Hurricane Gustav Declarationof Emergency and Administrative Order (Sept. 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009):   Note: This Order cover all parishes within the state.

 3rd Amended Hurricane Ike Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order (Sept. 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009):   Note: This Order cover all parishes within the state.

  • LDEQ Inspection Protocol  (5/5/2006)   
  • Addendum to ADVF Procedure for Residential ACWM   (Implemented 3/29/2006; Revised 11/5/08)
  • Addendum to ADVF Procedure "ADVF 1" for Commercial ACWM (9/27/07)
  • Blank "ADVF 1"Addendum     (ADVF 1 form may only be used if authorized by LDEQ in accordance with the above Residential or Commercial procedures, respectively)   Revised 11/5/2008
  • LDEQ Requirements for "Enhanced" C & D Landfills (Note: Residential Structures Only, No Longer Accepting Applications(Rev 6/28/06)   
  • J-2 Air Monitoring Report for "Enhanced" C & D Landfills (5/30/2006)   
  • RACM Guidelines For Debris Contractors   (Rev 11/6/08) These guidelines are for Hurricane Debris or Demolition Contractors to follow.
  • Flow Chart for Applicable Guidelines for Katrina Related Demo   (Commercial demolition is included-6/05/07)   
  • Guía para el asesoramiento de las demoliciones de RACM (Extractos del documento proporcionado a los inspectores del DEQ)      (Revised 1/31/2008)
  • EPA No Assurance Action Extension    (2/02/2007)
  • Environmental Regulations Related to Demolition of Construction and Demolition (C&D)  (2/28/2007)  
  • Unauthorized C&D Wastes     (2/28/2007)  

Slideshows below are Original and have not been updated to reflect current changes and/or additions.  Please see corresponding documents above for current information.

  • SLIDESHOW: Regulating Asbestos in Louisiana: Contractor License, Accreditations, and Waste Management    (March 28, 2008)
  • 2007 Annual Asbestos & Lead Presentation:   (September 6, 2007)
  • SLIDESHOW: Addressing Environmental Issues: New Orleans/Gulf Coast Challenges and Outcomes   (May 9, 2007)
  • SLIDESHOW: RACM Demolition Training for LDEQ Inspectors   (Revised 10/2/06 - Contractors Welcome to View)
  • SLIDESHOW: 2006 Annual Asbestos and Lead Workshop   (9/14/2006)  
  • SLIDESHOW: LDEQ Protocol to Comply with the LESHAP Regulations   (March 15 & 16, 2006) 
  • SLIDESHOW: Environmental Issues and Concerns: Hurricane Debris Management    (1/31/2006)   


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