American Creosote Deridder could become a Superfund National Priorities Site
Posted on 7/31/2017 12:57:00 PM.

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has proposed adding the American Creosote Deridder, an environmentally contaminated site in Deridder, to the Superfund National Priorities Site. Greg Langley with the state Department of Environmental Quality says once this Beauregard Parish site is added to the list, it’s in line to receive federal funding that can go towards cleanup efforts.

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DEQ signs order to expedite debris cleanup
Posted on 8/24/2016 5:59:00 AM.

Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Chuck Carr Brown signs an emergency order that’s designed to expedite the process of cleaning up debris in flooded neighborhoods in the 20 parish area affected by the recent severe weather. DEQ spokesperson Greg Langley says the order expands the range of debris that can be accepted by certain landfills.

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DEQ encouraging people to recycle
Posted on 12/30/2015 3:34:00 AM.
More trash is produced during the month of December and the Department of Environmental Quality urges you to recycle.  DEQ spokesman Greg Langley encourages people to recycle Christmas trees because it not only reduces the amount of material that goes into landfills, but the trees are put to a beneficial use.
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DEQ encourages you to recycle Christmas
Posted on 12/29/2014 2:51:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
You've probably accumulated plenty of trash this month during the Holidays and the Department of Environmental Quality is urging you to recycle. DEQ spokesman Greg Langley says more garbage is produced in the month of December than any other month. He says if you've got a lot of boxes, many businesses will accept used packing supplies.
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Jindal and DEQ oppose new emission rules
Posted on 11/27/2014 9:35:00 AM.
Several metro areas in Louisiana are in jeopardy of not meeting the federal government's new ozone standards. The US Environmental Protection Agency is lowering the acceptable amount of how much ozone pollution should be in the air. State Department of Environmental Quality spokesperson Greg Langley says it will force many industries and businesses to reduce their emissions. 
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DEQ has concerns with President's carbon pollution reduction plan
Posted on 6/3/2014 12:23:00 PM.
The state department of environmental quality has concerns about President Obama's plan to reduce carbon emissions coming from existing power plants. The US EPA wants Louisiana to cut carbon dixode by 40-percent by 2030. DEQ Press Secretary Greg Langley says the President's Clean Power Plan could hurt Louisiana.
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