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Bayou Bonfouca swimming and sediment contact advisory lifted 05/29/20
Discover DEQ Newsletter – May 2020

What's Inside? How to Prepare for Hurricane Season during a Pandemic, Message from the Secretary, Tips for Maintaining Health Safety when Returning to Work, and more!

05/29/20
LDEQ to host online meeting concerning Dresser site

LDEQ will host an online community meeting concerning the current status of contamination at the Dresser site in Pineville and its effect on adjacent areas. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 10.

05/29/20
Fifth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19.

05/15/20
LDEQ receives Brownfields grant from EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Brownfields & Land Revitalization has announced that the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) has been awarded an $800,000 Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund grant.

05/08/20
Gov. Edwards proclaims May as Air Quality Awareness Month

The entire state of Louisiana in in attainment for the pollutant ozone.

05/06/20
STATE AIR TRENDS & SUCCESSES – The StATS Report – 2020

From The Association of Air Control Agencies (AAPCA)

05/05/20
Fourth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19.

05/01/20