Discover DEQ Newsletter – July 2019
What's Inside? LDEQ fishing and swimming advisory map now available as an app, Message From The Secretary, LDEQ oversees removal of steel tanks at abandoned chemical site in Vermilion Parish and more!
Gulf of Mexico Alliance to Receive $297,816 to Improve Coastal Resilience in Northern Gulf of Mexico
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) a grant in the amount of $297,816 to improve coastal resilience in the Northern Gulf of Mexico with new pilot projects in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
LDEQ fishing and swimming advisory map now available as an app
The LDEQ online fishing and swimming advisory map is now available as an application (app) for smartphones. The new app is available through Google Play and the Apple Store. Search: LA Fish Advisories.
Second Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the matter of Tornados and Severe Weather of April 2019
The original Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order in regards to the tornados and severe weather in April of 2019 has been extended through August 26, 2019.
Looking for shelter from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry?
The state is partnering with Louisiana 2-1-1 to provide
disaster sheltering and information for Tropical Storm Barry.
Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order
- In the matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster: Tropical Storm Barry
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.