Fact Sheets

Backyard to the Bayou - Understanding your role in the preservation of the river

DEQ Communications - 23 days ago
Category: Fact Sheets

Visionary Water Symposium on Friday, Setp. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Vermilionville Performance Center, 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette. Registration includes light breakfast and sack lunch - $27 - Students with I.D.s $5. Symposium Reservations http://www.eventbrite.com/e/visionary-water-symposium-backyard-to-the-bayou-tickets-26848853644?aff=eac2

    Grief Counseling available for the public

    DEQ Communications - 7/19/2016 3:54:14 PM
    Category: Fact Sheets

    In light of recent events in Baton Rouge, the Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) is offering free discussions and information to help the public process these recent events.

      DEQ received Performance Partnership Grant from EPA grant

      DEQ Communications - 6/16/2016 1:01:17 PM
      Category: Fact Sheets

        New Orleans holding a Household Hazardous Material Collection Day, May 14

        DEQ Communications - 5/10/2016 3:38:05 PM
        Category: Fact Sheets

        On Saturday, May 14, the New Orleans Department of Sanitation is having a Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day that will allow residents to drop off pesticides, antifreeze, bleach, garden chemicals, paint, paint thinner, flammable liquids, mercury devices, gasoline and automobile batteries.

          DEQ hosting Clean Power Plan Listening Session

          DEQ Communications - 3/30/2016 7:29:00 AM
          Category: Fact Sheets

          DEQ is hosting a Clean Power Plan Listening session, Thursday, March 31 at the DEQ Conference Center, 602 North 5th Street, Baton Rouge. The session will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Oliver Pollock and Pensacola Rooms.

            ****REGISTRATION FOR UPCOMING ENVIROSCHOOL SESSIONS CHANGED****

            DEQ Communications - 3/23/2016 8:17:16 AM
            Category: Fact Sheets

            Due to web registration technical difficulties, registration for Nonpoint Source Pollution sessions has been changed.

              DEQ Environmental Leadership Awards cancelled on March 10, rescheduled.

              DEQ Communications - 3/10/2016 12:31:50 PM
              Category: Fact Sheets

              Due to impending severe weather, the Environmental Leadership Awards Ceremony was cancelled. We have rescheduled the new date for Monday, March 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m., in the Oliver Pollock room, DEQ Conference Center, Baton Rouge

                DEQ postpones the Environmental Leadership Awards due to weather

                DEQ Communications - 3/10/2016 9:49:30 AM
                Category: Fact Sheets

                The DEQ Environmental Leadership Awards, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 have been postponed due to severe weather. They will be rescheduled on a date TBA.

                  West Baton Rouge to hold Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day, March 12

                  DEQ Communications - 3/9/2016 1:34:47 PM
                  Category: Fact Sheets

                  WBR Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day will be held, Sat. March 12, 8a.m. to Noon at the Louis A. Mouch Jr. Multi Purpose Arena parking lot, 152 Turner Road. WBR Parish residents only.

                    Rep the River Rally

                    DEQ Communications - 3/8/2016 3:10:40 PM
                    Category: Fact Sheets

                    Invitation to attend the Rep the River Rally at Vermilionville. Public is invited for conservation information food and music by the Bayou Vermilion District and the Bayou Vermilion Preservation

                    DOTD to hold Open House Public Meetings on the I-10 corridor

                    DEQ Communications - 2/11/2016 11:39:17 AM
                    Category: Fact Sheets

                    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Improvement Study Project Team will conduct three public meetings to solicit public comment on the project.

                      Christmas tree Recyling

                      DEQ Communications - 12/17/2015 3:22:53 PM
                      Category: Fact Sheets

                      Information on how and where to recycle your Christmas or holiday tree

                        Keep Hammond Beautiful schedules cleanup day, Sat. Aug. 29

                        DEQ Communications - 8/24/2015 1:04:11 PM
                        Category: Fact Sheets

                        Volunteers need for Hammond Cleanup Day Cleanup the City Day Community Event Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Meet at Jackson Playground At the end of Harden Drive

                          Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association to host "Clean Stream" lecture series

                          DEQ Communications - 8/4/2015 2:25:34 PM
                          Category: Fact Sheets

                          On Aug. 11, the bayou Vermilion Preservation Association will host the "Clean Streams" lecture series to promote litter-free water and improved water quality in along the vermilion. The speakers include Bob Cole, a past president of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, Dr. David Cheramie, CEO of the Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) and BVD Board of Commissioners Chairman Rodney Richard. It will be held at Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette at 11:30 a.m. and the media and public are invited.

                          Model litter ordinance and handbook available to communities

                          DEQ Communications - 8/4/2015 2:22:31 PM
                          Category: Fact Sheets

                          The Louisiana Local Government Litter Ordinance Template and Handbook was created to assist communities with an enforceable, easy to implement model litter ordinance. To combat litter and aquatic trash in the state of Louisiana, citizens, environmental groups and government representatives came together to form the Louisiana Aquatic Litter Alliance(LALA)

                          Christmas Tree recycling in your area

                          DEQ Communications - 12/9/2014 8:33:47 AM
                          Category: Fact Sheets

                            Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 2014 Annual Report

                            DEQ Communications - 10/2/2014 2:45:55 PM
                            Category: Fact Sheets

                              Air Quality Summary - July 2014

                              DEQ Communications - 9/25/2014 10:37:57 AM
                              Category: Fact Sheets

                                Bayou Vermilion Treasure, a Water Weekend

                                DEQ Communications - 4/29/2014 10:14:53 AM
                                Category: Fact Sheets

                                The new Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association, whose mission is to create awareness of our natural environment by providing education and outreach to the general community about ways to conserve, protect and enjoy the Bayou Vermilion Watershed, announces its first event: Bayou Vermilion Treasures, a Water Weekend, May 8, 9, and 10, 2014 to acquaint everyone with the opportunities that the Bayou Vermilion affords the community and the threats that are present.

                                  Louisiana Solid Waste Association meeting is March 19-21 in Lafayette

                                  DEQ Communications - 2/25/2014 1:59:46 PM
                                  Category: Fact Sheets

                                  Upcoming Household Hazardous Material Collection Days - West Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes

                                  DEQ Communications - 2/25/2014 11:36:59 AM
                                  Category: Fact Sheets

                                  Recycle your electronics January 10

                                  DEQ Communications - 1/8/2014 10:12:22 AM
                                  Category: Fact Sheets

                                  The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council has partnered with WBRZ TV for the 6th annual "Recycle your electronics day" event, Friday, Jan. 10 - 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.

                                    Christmas Tree Recycling in your area

                                    DEQ Communications - 12/26/2013 11:44:08 AM
                                    Category: Fact Sheets

                                    To recycle, remove the stand, decorations, tinsel and lights and do not put the tree in a disposal bag. Flocked and/or painted trees are not recyclable. This is not a complete list. If your parish isn't listed, please call your parish office for instructions.

                                      Flood Re-entry Fact Sheet

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                                        Flood Re-entry Fact Sheet

                                        DEQ Communications - 9/1/2012 2:00:25 PM
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                                          DEQ response to Office of Inspector General report

                                          DEQ Communications - 5/17/2012 3:29:32 PM
                                          Category: Fact Sheets

                                            Air Quality Summary for June 2011

                                            DEQ Communications - 8/2/2011 10:12:11 AM
                                            Category: Fact Sheets

                                            Fact sheet on Louisiana's alumina plant

                                            DEQ Communications - 10/11/2010 10:39:33 AM
                                            Category: Fact Sheets

                                              Fact Sheet for Public Officials - Re-occupation to areas affected by storm surge and weathered oil

                                              DEQ Communications - 8/10/2010 9:10:08 AM
                                              Category: Fact Sheets

                                              This document outlines the roles and responsibilities of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) during Hurricane Season 2010, specifically as it relates to the re-occupation of evacuees whose neighborhoods may have been affected by the storm surge and weathered oil.

                                                Reply from OSHA to Secretary Levine, DHH and Secretary Hatch, DEQ

                                                DEQ Communications - 6/24/2010 3:34:36 PM
                                                Category: Fact Sheets

                                                  Louisiana Seafood Safety Response and Quality Certification Plan

                                                  DEQ Communications - 6/1/2010 4:04:32 PM
                                                  Category: Fact Sheets

                                                  Free Sewage Sludge Handling Workshops Schedule

                                                  DEQ Communications - 2/1/2010 5:05:31 PM
                                                  Category: Fact Sheets

                                                  Free program concerning new regulations for sewage sludge haulers and others involved in sewage sludge hauling and disposal such as facility owners, operators, drivers, and owners of wastewater treatment facilities that accept sewage sludge.

                                                    Draft Fish Advisory Protocol for Public Comment

                                                    DEQ Communications - 1/21/2010 4:44:32 PM
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                                                    EPA Guidance on Developing Fee Programs Required by Clean Air Act Section 185 for the 1-hour Ozone NAAQS

                                                    DEQ Communications - 1/6/2010 9:34:15 AM
                                                    Category: Fact Sheets

                                                    Section 185 of the Clean Air Act requires states with ozone nonattainment areas classified as severe or extreme to develop, as a revision to their state implementation plan, a fee collection rule to be implemented in the event that an area fails to attain the ozone standards by the attainment date. This memorandum provides additional guidance on fee collection programs for the 1-hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard, which are required by the anti-backsliding measures during the transistion to the 1997 8-hour ozone standard.

                                                      Hurricane preparedness and Debris Plan for Clean-up and Debris Management

                                                      DEQ Communications - 8/18/2009 11:16:31 AM
                                                      Category: Fact Sheets

                                                      Links to important information

                                                        DEQ to begin red tagging environmentally unsound underground storage tanks

                                                        DEQ Communications - 4/14/2008 12:08:04 PM
                                                        Category: Fact Sheets

                                                        Beginning April 15, LDEQ Underground Storage Tank Division will begin implementation of delivery prohibition regulations and will be classifying certain USTs ineligible for delivery, deposit and acceptance by means of "Red Tagging."

                                                        303(d) Impaired Waterways List News Alert and Fact Sheets

                                                        DEQ Communications - 1/10/2003 4:21:28 PM
                                                        Category: Fact Sheets

                                                        Calcasieu Parish Air Monitoring Study(CPAMS)

                                                        DEQ Communications - 7/19/2002 10:57:46 AM
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                                                        Calgon Carbon Corporation Facility Information Update

                                                        DEQ Communications - 7/9/2002 3:39:36 PM
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                                                        Calgon Carbon Corporation Facility Information

                                                        DEQ Communications - 4/30/2002 10:26:50 AM
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