Test Page Title

State Resources

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. Louisiana closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide Louisiana specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – DEQ Air Permits Division

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association LA specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

Enforcement – DEQ Enforcement page

EnviroSchool - Environmental education and outreach, includes past session material on numerous regulatory topics.

Hazardous Waste Permits – DEQ hazardous waste permits page

Small Business Assistance – DEQ small business assistance with environmental regulations

Storage Tanks – DEQ requirements for registration of USTs

Used Oil – DEQ Used Oil Management​​

Water  – DEQ water program page

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

Environmental Leadership Program ​– Promotes voluntary pollution prevention and waste reduction among businesses ​​

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The State Matrices page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.