Environmental Update Archives

Third Extension of Fifth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Hurricane Ida 07/26/22
Fourth Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Severe Storms and Tornadoes March 22,2022 07/19/22
Settlement with PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer to Require Treatment of More Than a Billion Pounds of Hazardous Waste and Closure of Huge Phosphogypsum Waste Stacks and Impoundments 07/14/22
19th Extension of 3rd Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Hurricane Delta

19th Extension of 3rd Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Hurricane Delta

06/28/22
3rd Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Severe Storms and Tornadoes of March 22, 2022 06/14/22
18th Extension of 3rd Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Hurricane Delta

18th Extension of 3rd Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order re: Hurricane Delta

05/27/22
Second Extension of Emergency Declaration and Administrative Order re: Severe Storms and Tornadoes of March 22, 2022 05/20/22
EPA selects LDEQ for $2 Million Brownfields Assessment Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the award of a $2 million grant to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to go toward Brownfields assessments. Additional Brownfields assessment grants in the amount of $500,000 each were awarded to the city of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish, Regional Planning Commission (St. Bernard Parish Commercial Corridor). EPA also announced $2 million in funding for the South Central Planning and Development Commission in Houma on behalf of the Brownfields Coalition Revolving Loan Fund.

05/13/22