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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The federal pollution prevention (P2) requirements, which are reviewed in the national section POLLUTION PREVENTION, are effective in Louisiana. The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) may require P2 as part of its air pollution control requirements, waste reduction analysis, and beneficial environmental projects (BEPs).
The state also offers pollution prevention assistance and information through voluntary programs.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Enforcement Division in the Office of Environmental Compliance enforces the federal and state P2 requirements in Louisiana. DEQ's Business and Community Outreach ...