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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
Six charged with illegal waste tire and solid waste dumping

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Criminal Investigation Section has charged multiple individuals within the past month for the illegal disposal of waste tires and solid waste. Investigations involving these types of environmental crimes has led to criminal charges against the individuals since May 28, 2019.

06/27/19
Lake Charles man charged with illegal discharge of untreated sewage wastes

Lake Charles man charged with illegal discharge of untreated sewage wastes. Investigators within the Criminal Investigations Section of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lake Charles man on two counts of knowingly discharging untreated sewage waste near Sulphur Wednesday, June 12. Under Louisiana law, knowingly discharging a pollutant to waters of the state without the appropriate LDEQ permit and without any prior treatment is a felony.

06/12/19
EPA Approves Lousiana's plan to meet SO2 standards in St. Bernard Parish 05/22/19
Orleans Parish man pleads guilty to illegal disposal of waste tires

Orleans Parish resident Bryant Joseph Ballard pleaded guilty Friday, Jan. 18, in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court for illegal disposal of waste tires and unauthorized use of a movable.

01/23/19
Lake Charles man charged with the illegal disposal of gasoline 09/25/18
EPA awards over $285K to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

The $285,744 EPA grant to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is to help restore the swamp forest habitat near New Orleans and the coast

05/23/18
LDEQ’s Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund seeks fundable projects

LDEQ’s Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund seeks fundable projects, emphasis on green

03/13/18