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Gov. Edwards Breaks Ground on $1.5 Million Broadband Project in St. Martin Parish, Announces Additional $8 Million for Broadband in Acadiana Region 09/22/22
Hurricane Laura: Twenty-Sixth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

The Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order in the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster Hurricane Laura has been amended.

09/08/22
GOHSEP Release: Louisiana Drinking Water Engineer Team Deploys to Assist Mississippi 09/06/22
Discover DEQ Newsletter – August 2022

What’s Inside? LDEQ Secretary Brown named vice president of ECOS, Message from the Secretary, Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone (Dead Zone) slightly smaller than expected, and more!

08/31/22
Hurricane Ida: Fourth Extension of Fifth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 08/26/22
Hurricane Delta: Twenty-First Extension of Third Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 08/26/22
Prepare for the Heart of Hurricane Season

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is encouraging everyone to keep their emergency game plan in place for what is normally our most active stretch of hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its updated hurricane forecast earlier this month. According to NOAA, conditions still favor an active season. As we’ve seen in recent years, it only takes one or two tropical events to cause massive loss across the state.

08/18/22
LDEQ’s YouTube channel offers information on pro-environmental topics

LDEQ’s YouTube channel offers information on pro-environmental topics. Curious about nonpoint source pollution, keeping your neighborhood storm drain free of debris, how to properly separate storm debris or how to maintain your home sewage treatment system? Maybe you would like an overview on asbestos, landfills or how the small business assistance program works? LDEQ’s YouTube channel has videos on those topics and much more, including tips on how to navigate the EDMS to search for public records, and the negative impacts that open burning can have on the environment.

08/18/22