Public Comments

LDEQ solicits public comments via a request in a public notice that is published in one or more newspapers as required by regulations of the different media and is sent via mail or email to all those who requested to be included in the permit public notice mailing list.
 
Upon receipt of comments, the comments are processed and the commentors are added to the commentors list associated with that permitting activity.
 
Upon issuing the permit, a response to the comments is sent to all the commentors informing them of the final decision.
 
As for comments including requests for public hearings, the commentors will receive a letter of approval or denial of the public hearing request. In case of approval, the information related to the public hearing will be included.
 
When submitting comments please include the Company Name and /or the name of the Facility, Activity Interest Number (AI#) and Activity Tracking Number (PER#). Please review additional instructions for submittal of comments.

Comments may be submitted by fax at (225) 219-3309, by email at  DEQ.PUBLICNOTICES@LA.GOV  

 

Information forwarded by email should follow the Statewide email policies that restrict attachments based on size and file extensions. For details check the following link, http://doa.louisiana.gov/ocs/email/policies.htm.

 

(faxes and e-mails are to be followed by a mailed copy) or by mail** to:
 
Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Environmental Services
Public Participation and Permit Support  Division
PPG Supervisor
P.O. Box 4313
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
 
 

 **Material that is sent through FedEx, DHL or UPS must be sent to our physical address which is:

  
 
Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Environmental Services
Public Participation and Permit Support  Division
PPG Supervisor
602 North 5th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
 
 

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 602 N. Fifth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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