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DiscoverDEQ - E Newsletter - February 2017

What's Inside? Emission Reduction Credit Conference held at LDEQ, Message from the Secretary, Landfill inspections a key component in environmental oversight, LDEQ collaborates with partners to restore and preserve the Vermilion River, LDEQ Secretary Chuck Carr Brown meets with Police Jury Association, LDEQ supports the American Heart Association, Drinking Water Protection Team hosts informational workshops in St. Tammany Parish, Sean Darensbourg honored as Black Men Run's National Runner of the Year, King Cake Contest held at LDEQ, DEQ On The Move, Who's Who At DEQ?

    Open burning of household flood debris in Louisiana is harmful and illegal

    The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality reminds residents affected by the recent flood that burning household debris is harmful to themselves, their families, and their neighbors and is also against the law.

      Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held March 15

      An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Wed., March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Joseph S. Yenni Building, Room 405 (4th floor), 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Jefferson, LA 70123.

      First Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the Matter of Severe Weather Event of Feb. 7, 2017 (Orleans and St. James Parishes only)

      Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the Matter of Severe Weather Event of Feb. 7, 2017 (Orleans Parish only)

      LDEQ to host home sewage treatment system maintenance workshops in St. Tammany Parish

      The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents with home sewage treatment systems to attend a workshop on maintaining those systems. Properly operating systems are vital to improving and/or maintaining water quality in our rivers, bayous, streams and lakes.

      Discover DEQ - January 2017 e-newsletter

      LDEQ donates dollars and food to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank; LDEQ video explains the importance of maintaining your sewage treatment systems; Message from the Secretary; LDH offers services for flood survivors; Louisiana Clean Fuels program features Dr. Chuck Carr Brown; Project Front Yard is the initiative of the Lafayette Consolidated Government; Secretary Brown addresses AWMA meeting in Metairie; Martin Ecosystems creates strong shorelines, promotes environmental sustainability; LWF seeking Governor's Awards nominations; DEQ On The Move; Who's Who At DEQ?

      Extension of Sixth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - Severe Weather 8-12-16

      LDH offers services for flood survivors

      The Louisiana Department of Health is offering assistance to individuals who were impacted by Louisiana's March and August floods. Through its Disaster Case Management (DCM) program, LDH can help with long-term recovery needs.

      Carencro man charged with the illegal disposal of used oil

      Yesterday, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Section of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality charged a Carencro man for the illegal disposal of used oil into state waters. Roshell Wayne Darjean, 41, is alleged to have illegally discharged 5-10 gallons of used oil into a ditch near Arista Drive in Carencro on Sunday, Jan. 22.

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