Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LRS) 29:6
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Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP)
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program. See the national section RISK MANAGEMENT for more information.
Louisiana follows the federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Louisiana also follows the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills, the state rules for owners and operators of solid (nonhazardous) waste disposal facilities in Louisiana require the avoidance of unauthorized access to the facility. This standard must also be met by solid (nonhazardous) waste processing facilities. The state rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions follow the federal rules.
For information concerning security requirements at public water supply systems, see the national section DRINKING WATER.
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has developed procedures for protecting security-sensitive ...