Louisiana Water Control Law (Louisiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
|Program Administrator||Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality|
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.
|Contact Name||Melvin C. Mitchell|
|Department||Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Water Permits Division|
|Address||PO Box 4313|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Louisiana Water Control Law|