Monthly Archives: June 1998

Final Report on the Riverkeeper Project – A report from the Louisiana Environmental Action Network, June 12, 1998

Summary The Riverkeeper Project was completed in April of 1998. During the course of the project monthly river water samples were taken at six sites on the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Each sample was tested for metals, trace elements, volatile organic chemicals, semi-volatile organic chemicals, organic pesticides, PCB’s (Polychlorinated Biphenyls), PCP’s (Polychlorinated Phenyls), odor, pH, turbidity, water hardness and dissolved oxygen.…
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Louisiana Water Quality Failures – 2001

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is NOT Protecting Water Quality & Public Health in Louisiana Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s (LDEQ) Water Quality Mission: To ensure that the citizens of Louisiana have clean and healthy water to drink and use for present and future generations by regulating pollution sources and providing technical support for the restoration of polluted waters.…
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