News Release

Prepare for the Heart of Hurricane Season 08/18/2022

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.

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LDEQ’s YouTube channel offers information on pro-environmental topics 08/18/2022

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.

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