DEQ Communications - 8/16/2006 8:14:20 PM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillThe following maps from DEQ's Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Center illustrate the distance between C&D landfills and local communities.
DEQ Communications - 8/15/2006 11:54:43 AM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillTwo 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 Communications - 8/11/2006 5:57:39 PM Category: Chef Menteur Landfill
DEQ Communications - 8/2/2006 10:49:26 AM Category: Chef Menteur Landfill
DEQ Communications - 7/24/2006 3:32:30 PM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillIn 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 Communications - 7/14/2006 1:51:20 PM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillOn 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.
DEQ Communications - 6/30/2006 11:10:39 AM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillAir 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.
DEQ Communications - 5/22/2006 10:04:30 AM Category: Chef Menteur Landfill
DEQ Communications - 4/27/2006 4:12:21 PM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillU.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.
DEQ Communications - 4/13/2006 1:30:31 PM Category: Chef Menteur LandfillThe Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has granted permission for Chef Menteur C&D Disposal to accept hurricane-related, construction-and-demolition debris.