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Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta 10/27/2020

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta. Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Zeta, which could impact Louisiana later in the week, though the final track is still uncertain. According to the National Weather Service, Zeta strengthened into a hurricane today and is expected to impact the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday. Strong winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and tornadoes are all possible.

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Enviroshool webinar on Superfund Program to be held Oct. 15 10/14/2020

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is hosting an Enviroschool webinar tomorrow, Oct. 15 at 10:00 a.m. The webinar will provide an overview of the Superfund program and Superfund sites.

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Second Amended Declaration Of Emergency And Administrative Order 09/18/2020

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

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LDEQ evaluating water quality in Lake Charles 09/11/2020

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.

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Hurricane Laura - Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 09/04/2020

The Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order in the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster Hurricane Laura has been amended to extend through October 12, 2020.

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