Environmental Quality: Air (Louisiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Louisiana|
|Name||Environmental Quality: Air (Louisiana)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Program Administrator||Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality|
|Primary Website|| http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/DIVISIONS/AirPermitsEngineeringandPlanning.aspx
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The Department of Environmental Quality regulates air quality in Louisiana. The Department has an established a fee system for funding the monitoring, investigation and other activities required to be conducted for the maintenance of a safe and healthful environment by the Department of Environmental Quality in accordance with the Louisiana Environmental Quality Act.
The regulations detail rules for fees and regulations for permits required for Oil and Gas Well Testing, Release of Natural Gas from Pipelines and Associated Equipment and Portable Air Curtain Incinerators.
Regulations on Control of Emissions through the Use of Emission Reduction Credits (ERC) Banking are also stated in a separate section. Ambient air quality standards are listed along with general regulations on control of emissions and emission standards.
|Contact Name||Tegan Blades|
|Department||Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Air Permits Division|
|Address||P.O. Box 4313|
|Place||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Fax|| (225) 219-3309
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:|| R.S. 30:2011 Minerals, oil, and gas and environmental quality