Chef Menteur Landfill

Type 3 - Construction and Demolition Landfills in the Hurricane Katrina impact area

DEQ Communications - 8/16/2006 8:14:20 PM
Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

The following maps from DEQ's Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Center illustrate the distance between C&D landfills and local communities.

DEQ clarifies landfill's status

DEQ Communications - 8/15/2006 11:54:43 AM
Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

Two events recently occurred that will keep the Chef Menteur landfill open and accepting hurricane-related, construction-and-demolition debris under emergency authorization from the Department of Environmental Quality.

DEQ receives concurrence from Nagin administration regarding Chef Menteur site

DEQ Communications - 8/11/2006 5:57:39 PM
Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    WWL 870 AM Radio Interview between Garland Robinette and DEQ Assistant Secretary Chuck Brown concerning the Chef Menteur Landfill and cleanup of New Orleans. Courtesy of Entercom Communications

    DEQ Communications - 8/2/2006 10:49:26 AM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    DEQ letter to Mayor Nagin and Council President Thomas regarding the Chef Menteur Landfill

    DEQ Communications - 7/24/2006 3:32:30 PM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    In the letter, DEQ maintains that continued operation of this facility is vital to the recovery efforts and the consequences of its closure are potentially severe.

    DEQ position unchanged on Chef Menteur Landfill

    DEQ Communications - 7/14/2006 1:51:20 PM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    On July 13, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin�s office issued a press release regarding the Chef Menteur Landfill. The Department of Environmental Quality's position on the Chef Menteur Landfill has not changed. The site is needed to cleanup New Orleans in an environmentally sound and timely manner. The site poses no threat to public health.

    Independent lab results show no air, water contamination at Chef Menteur Landfill

    DEQ Communications - 6/30/2006 11:10:39 AM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    Air and water samples taken at the Chef Menteur Landfill have been analyzed and all parameters tested below health-risk levels. The samples were taken by the city in May and June and analyzed by Severn Trent Laboratory in Kenner.

    Decisional document regarding justification of Chef Menteur C& D Disposal Facility

    DEQ Communications - 5/22/2006 10:04:30 AM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    Judge rules Chef Menteur landfill can continue operating

    DEQ Communications - 4/27/2006 4:12:21 PM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman rejected a motion for a temporary restraining order that would have shut down a New Orleans area landfill. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network and a coalition of residents from eastern New Orleans had sued the Army Corps of Engineers in an attempt to stop the Chef Menteur landfill from taking construction and demolition debris.

    Chef Menteur landfill OK�d to accept C&D waste

    DEQ Communications - 4/13/2006 1:30:31 PM
    Category: Chef Menteur Landfill

    The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has granted permission for Chef Menteur C&D Disposal to accept hurricane-related, construction-and-demolition debris.

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    Gentilly Landfill Basis of Decision

    DEQ Communications - 9/5/2006 12:17:15 PM
    Category: Gentilly Landfill

    Administrative order requires monitoring at Gentilly Landfill

    DEQ Communications - 4/5/2006 8:20:20 AM
    Category: Gentilly Landfill

    DEQ reaches agreement with environmental group on landfill

    DEQ Communications - 2/23/2006 3:12:02 PM
    Category: Gentilly Landfill

    The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality reached a settlement with the Louisiana Environmental Action Network on the LEAN lawsuit concerning Gentilly Landfill in New Orleans.

    DEQ issues administrative order to clarify use of emergency authority regarding Gentilly Landfill

    DEQ Communications - 2/17/2006 10:11:22 AM
    Category: Gentilly Landfill

    The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has taken action to help clarify its decision based on its emergency authority to utilize the Gentilly Landfill in New Orleans as a construction and demolition debris landfill.

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