Governing Law and Regulations
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Services
DEQ Office of Environmental Compliance
DEQ Office of Environmental Assessment
Louisiana Department of Public Safety
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana has developed a program to permit and control the discharge of toxic air pollutants (TAPs) that surpasses the federal requirements. The state standards include additional pollutants not on the federal hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) list and ambient air standards for each TAP. The state has also adopted and incorporated by reference the federal National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) standards, including many of the NESHAPs for source categories, also known as maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards. Refer to the national section HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. The DEQ administers and ...