Governing Law and Regulations
Louisiana Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal's Office Plan Review Section
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Services
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Louisiana Military Department Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Louisiana Emergency Response Commission (LERC) Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPSC) Office of State Police Transportation and Environmental Safety Section Right-to-Know Unit
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Office of Public Health
Local emergency planning committees (LEPCs)
Local fire and police departments
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana generally follows federal emergency planning and response regulations, with additional state requirements for emergency asbestos projects, fugitive air emissions, oil spills, hazardous materials transporters, underground injection wells, and hazardous and solid waste facilities. See the national section EMERGENCY PLANNING AND RESPONSE for federal emergency requirements. Louisiana's community right-to-know rules are stricter ...