News Release

Pineville public meeting postponed 03/25/2020

LDEQ's public meeting in Pineville at Mary Goff Elementary School March 26 has been postponed.

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RESCHEDULED: 2020 LA ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE FAIR 03/12/2020

The LA Environmental Conference and Trade Fair has been moved to September 16-18, 2020, in Lafayette, LA.

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LDEQ accepting 2020 Environmental Leadership Program Award applications 03/06/2020

LDEQ is accepting applications for the 2020 Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) Awards. The ELP Awards commend members for their voluntary pollution prevention efforts, community environmental outreach initiatives and other activities that go above and beyond regulatory compliance to improve the environment.

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Sankofa Wetland Environmental Empowerment Team Receives EPA Environmental Justice Grant 02/27/2020

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave an Environmental Justice Small Grant to the Sankofa Wetland Environmental Empowerment Team (SWEET). The grant will fund a project to engage high school students in New Orleans, Louisiana, on wetland habitats and green infrastructure projects.

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2020 Louisiana Envirothon held at LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens 02/20/2020

For the 15th year, the LDEQ partnered with other Louisiana organizations to host the Louisiana Envirothon, an environmental problem-solving competition.

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