Remediation High Profile Sites

 Below is a list of Remediation Services High Profile Sites.  Each link gives more details on the site history and activies that have been done and/or being done at these sites.

List of Sites

Plaquemine Aquifer Contaminant Plume, Plaquemine, La

On March 29, 2001 the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals notified LDEQ of conatmination found in water wells sample at Myrtle Grove Trailer Park in Plaquemine, Louisiana.  The LDEQ began a groundwater investigation on April 2, 2001.  This investigation was to identify the source and extent of ground water contamination and determine if addition exposure was occuring.  Details of the site history can be found by clicking site link above.


Statewide Mercury Meter Locations

 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) formulated the Mercury Initiative under the direction of Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco in 2004, focusing on the reduction, recycling and removal of mercury in our environment. Industrial specific focus groups met to establish a consensus on how to eliminate mercury and mercury containing products in use in our society. The culmination of these meetings resulted in Act 216 of the 2006 Legislative Session, The Mercury Risk Reduction Act, and the 2007 Mercury Risk Reduction Plan.

Since 1991, the LDEQ has been actively addressing sites through voluntary actions by numerous companies and in January, 2008, EnerVest Operating L.L.C. entered into a Cooperative Agreement with LDEQ and is currently active in addressing their locations.  Details of the site history can be found by clicking site link above.


Lake Charles, La

The RI was conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region VI addressing potential threats to human health and the environment related to releases of organic and inorganic chemicals to the estuary. The RI sampling and analysis was conducted in two phases; from December 1999 to March 2000 for Phase I, and from November 2000 to January2001 for Phase II. 

 The RI report was finalized on August 29, 2003. Results of the RI indicated 85% of the Estuary Study Area was O.K.  However, five areas within the Calcasieu Estuary including Bayou d’Inde were identified as requiring further response action.  Details of the site history can be found by clicking site link above. 

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