LEAGUE ANNOUNCES NEW STRATEGY AND TELEVISION AD TO RE-FRAME FRACKING DEBATE IN ST. TAMMANY

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Reporting Environmental Concerns

Single Point of Contact (SPOC) – TO REPORT ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS – 225-219-3640 or Toll Free 1-888-763-5424 – In the event of an environmental emergency, citizens are encouraged to first contact their local authorities – police, sheriff, fire department, etc. Otherwise citizens and the regulated community can contact the SPOC line to report environmental concerns during business hours, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at the number listed above. To report a concern outside of business hours call 225-342-1234 or the toll free number. Concerns include spills, releases, odors, fish kills, open burning, waste tires and any other types of environmental incidents.

Presentations

STP TMDL Response Plan – LWVST Presentation 1/28/2013

Environmental Links

Nonprofit Organizations

Wasting Our Waterways Report, June 2014 by Environment America
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana http://www.crcl.org/
Gulf Restoration Network http://healthygulf.org/
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation http://www.saveourlake.org/
Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN) http://leanweb.org/
League of Women Voters of the United States Toolkit for Climate Change

Government Agencies

Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Timeline
Coastal Protection and Restoration http://coastal.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana’s 2012 Coastal Master Plan http://www.coastalmasterplan.la.gov/
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (Home Page
LA DEQ Public Notices http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/apps/pubNotice/default.asp
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources http://dnr.louisiana.gov/
LA DNR Office of Coastal Management Public Notices http://dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=591
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Scenic Rivers Website: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/scenic-rivers