Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Environmental Quality is to provide service to the people of Louisiana through comprehensive environmental protection in order to promote and protect health, safety and welfare while considering sound policies that are consistent with statutory mandates.

The department is divided into the following offices:

  • The Office of the Secretary
  • The Office of Management and Finance
  • The Office of Environmental Services
  • The Office of Environmental Compliance
  • The Office of Environmental Assessment

A Message from the Secretary

LDEQ Secretary Dr. Chuck Carr Brown welcomes you to our website and invites you to explore the expansive information about our agency and our mission. We hope you enjoy it!

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