DEQ offers free workshops on open burning

Jul 16, 2014

Baton Rouge - The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is sponsoring a free workshop to assist fire departments, municipalities and the general public with understanding the air quality regulations concerning open burning. The workshop will provide a basic understanding of the regulations, as well as information on opening burning do’s and don’ts. All workshops will be from 10 a.m. to noon.

These are the locations of the workshops: 

  • Aug. 5 - New Orleans area
    Jefferson Parish Library
    4747 W. Napoleon Ave.
    Metairie 
  • Aug 12 - Tangipahoa Parish
    Hammond Police Training Center
    Conrad Anderson Street (behind the Tangipahoa Airport)
    Hammond 
  • Aug. 17 - Alexandria Area
    Park Community Center
    2450 La. 28 E.

To register, go to For more information, call Linda Hardy at 225-219-3954 or email