Louisiana Water Control Law (Louisiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Louisiana


   
Applies to States or Provinces Louisiana
Name Louisiana Water Control Law (Louisiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/DIVISIONS/WaterPermits.aspx



Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality administers the proper protection and maintenance of the state's waters, and regulate the discharges of waste materials, pollutants, and other substances into the waters of the state. The Department creates regulation under the authority of the Louisiana Water Control Law.

This law states regulations for water quality control and states the powers and duties of the secretary of environmental quality. It provides information about permits and licenses, sewage treatment facilities and the Mississippi River Interstate Pollution Phase-Out Compact.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Melvin C. Mitchell
Department Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Division Water Permits Division
Address PO Box 4313



Phone (225) 219-9371

Fax (225) 219-3309


     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Louisiana Water Control Law




















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