Office of Environmental Assessment

Contact Information

P.O. Box 4314
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4314

Phone: (225) 219-5337
Toll Free: 1-866-896-5337


Tim Rupert


Assistant Secretary
Tim Rupert

Tim Rupert was named Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) for the Office of Environmental Assessment in April 2024. Rupert is an Abbeville, La. native and graduated from Louisiana State University, earning a bachelor of science in environmental management systems, minors in chemistry and agronomy, as well as a master of science in environmental toxicology – with a focus on bioremediation. Rupert has over 28 years of experience in both the private and government sectors, having worked for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for 4 years in the Underground Storage Tank division.