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Ninth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 08/07/2020

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.

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EPA provides Louisiana $176,000 to improve and protect waters across the state 08/07/2020

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.

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Discover DEQ Newsletter – July 2020 07/31/2020

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!

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Eighth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 07/24/2020

The eighth 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.

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EPA issues Multipurpose grant to Louisiana to reduce paper waste 07/23/2020

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.

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LDEQ’s Enviroschool to host two water-focused webinars in August 07/17/2020

The LDEQ's Enviroschool will hold two live webinars in August. The first will discuss Water Quality in Louisiana and the second will focus on Onsite Sewerage System Maintenance, Health and the Environment.

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