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1st Extension of 5th Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order – Hurricane Ida 05/17/22
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
EPA and DOE Honor Energy Companies in 2022 Energy Star Awards 05/09/22
Hurricane Laura: Twenty-Second Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order

The Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order in the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster Hurricane Laura has been amended.

05/04/22
Discover DEQ Newsletter – April 2022

What’s Inside? LDEQ participates in Love the Boot week, Message from the Secretary, LDEQ staff participate in Household Hazardous Materials Collection day, and more!

04/29/22
Louisiana has two Gulf Guardian Award winners in 2022 04/28/22
Hurricane Delta – Seventeenth Extension of Third Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Orders 04/28/22
First Extension of Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order – Severe Storms and Tornadoes of March 22, 2022 04/21/22