Crematories and Funeral Homes

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Current Applicable DEQ Regulations and Requirements:

  • Air permitting requirements apply.  Act 918 may exempt from permitting. Crematory Rule LAC 33:III.2531: 33v03.pdf

Other State and Federal Regulations and Requirements:

  • DHH registrations and permits

Reporting and Recordkeeping:

  • Section I of the rule outlines the records which must be kept at the facility. 
  • An annual report may be required by the permits section.

Sources of Air Emissions:

  • Crematory

Housekeeping and Pollution Prevention Suggestions:

  • Maintain a CLEAN operation.  Regular maintenance will keep the crematory in good operating condition and will help reduce emissions.

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