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Open burning household waste is illegal in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) reminds residents that any open burning of household waste, solid waste and chemicals is illegal in the state of Louisiana – whether conducted on private property or not. Open burning is harmful to those conducting the open burn as well as their families, neighbors, pets and livestock. The ash generated from an open burn contains toxic materials that contaminate our air, soil and ground water.

12/18/19
Update on EPA's work to understand air concentrations of ethylene oxide

Update on EPA's work to understand air concentrations of ethylene oxide

11/07/19
LDEQ personnel monitoring ExxonMobil flaring event in Baton Rouge 08/14/19
LDEQ announces new invoice processing procedure

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is transitioning to a new invoice payment process for the regulated community that will expedite the processing of fees. The new process is slated to begin July 10; applying to fiscal year 2020 invoices and onward.

07/02/19
EPA Approves Lousiana's plan to meet SO2 standards in St. Bernard Parish 05/22/19
Gov. Edwards proclaims May as Air Quality Awareness Month 04/25/19
EnviroFlash - the easy way to get current air quality information 03/11/19
LDEQ opens application for VW Mitigation Settlement projects 02/19/19