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Thirteenth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

The thirteenth amendment to the Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19, is now available.

09/25/20
EPA Selects LSU to Receive Pollution Prevention Grant; Part of $9.3 Million for Over 40 Organizations Nationwide

Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Louisiana State University (LSU) is among 42 organizations across 39 states selected to receive grant funding totaling $9.3 million, supporting pollution prevention across the country.

09/23/20
Second Amended Declaration Of Emergency And Administrative Order

LDEQ issues amended Declaration Of Emergency and Administrative Order in the matter of Hurricane Laura.

09/18/20
Twelfth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - COVID-19

The twelfth amendment to the Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19, is now available.

09/18/20
EPA Urges Communities in Hurricane Sally’s Path to Avoid Indoor Air Dangers, Use Generators Safely

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reminds communities, families and business owners to be aware of conditions that could lead to poor or dangerous indoor air quality following Hurricane Sally.

09/17/20
Eleventh Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - COVID-19

The eleventh amendment to the Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19, is now available.

09/11/20
LDEQ evaluating water quality in Lake Charles

LDEQ Secretary Chuck Carr Brown ordered teams from the Office of Environmental Assessment Water Survey Group to the Lake Charles area after reports of odors and poor water quality were received by the agency . Earlier assessments by the agency indicated that large amounts of vegetation were impacted by the storm surge and saltwater intrusion of Hurricane Laura on Aug. 27. The teams began work Friday, Sept. 11, and will concentrate on Lake Charles and Prien lakes.

09/11/20
EPA Supports Water System Recovery in Louisiana Communities Affected by Hurricane Laura

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deployed resources and staff to communities in Louisiana dealing with drinking water and wastewater system outages during the recovery from Hurricane Laura.

09/04/20