DEQ Hotlines
Search EDMS
Citizen Enviromental Complaints
Register for EnviroFlash
facebooktwitteryoutube

INFO ABOUT

DEQ EMPLOYEES

Latest News

Inside DEQ: Mobile Air Monitoring Lab (MAML)

Dr. Brown gives a tour of the Mobile Air Monitoring Lab and explains its functions.

DEQ received Performance Partnership Grant from EPA grant

    Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop to be held July 13

    An Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop will be held Wednesday, July 13, 8:30 A.M. to NOON at the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office Regional Training Academy, 191 Dy. Milton Theriot Court, Houma (A side road off of Parish Road 23/ Savanne Road)

      First Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the matter of tornados and severe weather - February 23, 2016

        First Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - In the matter of severe weather evernt - March 8 - 11, 2016

          Discover DEQ - May 2016 E News

          What's Inside? Tom Killeen retires after 34 years of service to the state, Message from the Secretary, Linda Brown Hardy receives STEM Award at the STEM Expo in Baton Rouge, Ascension Parish collects Household Hazardous Material from residents, Air monitoring stations throughout state undergo weekly checks by DEQ, DEQ staff participates in oil spill drill in Lafourche Parish, Southeastern Louisiana University Promotes Sustainability Practices, Volunteers from DEQ participate in canoe trip for McMains Children's Developmental Center, Ripple Effect hosts the Bayou Day Celebration, DEQ On The Move, Employee Appreciation Day at DEQ, Who's Who At DEQ?

            New Orleans man arrested for illegal disposal of harmful substances, aggravated criminal damage to property

            Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a New Orleans man for felony illegal disposal of harmful substances and aggravated criminal damage to property. Orestes Linares, 54, of New Orleans, is alleged to have hauled chemicals to the Lower 9th Ward and dumped them in a vacant lot near a storm drain.

            Governor proclaims May as Air Quality Awareness Month

            Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared May Air Quality Awareness Month in Louisiana. Even though the air quality in Louisiana is the best it has been in years, there is still much work to do. May is traditionally the start of ozone season and the proclamation encourages citizens to become familiar with the Air Quality Index, to understand what causes ozone formation and to take voluntary steps to help prevent ozone formation and improve air quality.

            Discover DEQ - April 2016 ENewsletter

            What's inside? DEQ receives public comments at the Clean Power Plan listening session, Message from the Secretary, Governor John Bel Edwards proclaimed May as Air Quality Awareness Month, How to get air quality information, Water management experts from a 16 country delegation visit DEQ, DEQ's Small Business/Small Community Assistance Program assists small businesses with regulatory compliance, permit applications, School teams participate in 2016 Louisiana Envirothon, DEQ volunteers help with West and East Baton Rouge Household Hazardous Materials Collections Days,Camp Minden,DEQ helps celebrate Earth Day 2016 in Baton Rouge and Lafayette,DEQ On The Move and Who's Who at DEQ?

              Baton Rouge man arrested for filing false public documents

              Today, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Warrants Division arrested a Baton Rouge man for felony filing false public documents.

              Chalmette man arrested for the illegal disposal of waste tires

              Yesterday, investigators within the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested a Chalmette man for the illegal disposal of waste tires based upon an outstanding arrest warrant.

              More News Releases...

              Clean Power Plan Forum
              Mercury
              Parish Resource Book
              Natural and Catastrophic Disaster Response Button
              Be The Solution
              My Air Quality
              Waste Tires
              Enviroschool
              Public Notices


               

              Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 602 N. Fifth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
              Call or e-mail a hotline · Office Address/Phone listing · Locate a DEQ employee
              Call 1-866-896-LDEQ or e-mail our Customer Service Center with questions or comments