Contact Us


All News Releases By Date


EPA awards over $100,000 to Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

Release Date: 03/21/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas, March 15, 2007) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $137,621 to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) to protect underground sources of drinking water. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act regulates the underground disposal of hazardous wastes through deep injection wells. LDNR will use the funds to issue permits, monitor the construction and operation of injection wells throughout the state and conduct field surveillance, inspections, investigations and enforcement activities.