EPA Ready to Support FEMA, State Efforts on Hurricane Laura
EPA has an organized emergency response program for responding to man-made and natural disasters and is positioned to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), state, local, and tribal partners in response to Hurricane Laura.
Water Quality of Flood-Impacted Areas from Hurricane Laura
Today, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the following statement in regards to the water quality of flood-impacted areas from Hurricane Laura.
Hurricane Laura - Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order
In the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster regarding Hurricane Laura
Ninth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - COVID-19
The ninth 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.
EPA provides Louisiana $176,000 to improve and protect waters across the state
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality $176,000 to improve impaired waters and protect unimpaired waters across the state.
Discover DEQ Newsletter – July 2020
What's Inside? Improperly discarding masks, gloves and wipes poses health and environmental hazards, Message From The Secretary, A look at water quality in Louisiana for National Water Quality Month and more!
EPA issues Multipurpose grant to Louisiana to reduce paper waste
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a Multipurpose grant (MPG) to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources to analyze and review Underground Injection Control (UIC) permits. The state has developed a system to receive permits online rather than in paper form.