Protect Louisiana's most scenic rivers

 

AntidegIf you’ve ever spent a day floating along the Bogue Chitto, fishing the West Pearl, or otherwise enjoying one of Louisiana’s river or streams, you know that we have some of the most beautiful landscapes and waters in the country. Many of these water bodies receive special protection as “Outstanding Natural Resource Waters,” but the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is trying to make it easier to pollute these outstanding waters. We can’t let that happen – tell LDEQ to protect our most precious waters.

“Outstanding Natural Resource Waters” are supposed to receive the strongest possible protection under the Clean Water Act, but not if LDEQ gets their way. They are attempting to change the definition of “degradation” to make it easier to pollute these rivers and streams, and are even looking to let people who are currently illegally polluting these waters to get permits!

Please take a moment to tell LDEQ that they should be protecting our most precious rivers, not making it easier to pollute them:

http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50843/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=14351

Matt Rota is GRN's Senior Policy Director. 

<--break->

Recent Posts

This month, I had the pleasure of touring the surge barrier with the Deep South...
Written by Scott Eustis
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 222-193 Wednesday to pass HR 200, the Strengthening Fishing...
Written by Dustin Renaud
Thursday, 12 July 2018
The ocean has a way of bringing things together. Its many sea currents dip, dive...
Written by Samm Newton
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
When the toilet flushes, we never expect to see it again. And we all know...
Written by Christian Wagley
Monday, 09 July 2018
A message from Florida-Alabama coastal organizer Christian Wagley: In order to realize a healthy and...
Written by Christian Wagley
Monday, 02 July 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration for Failing to Protect Gulf of Mexico Wildlife from Offshore Drilling...
Written by Dustin Renaud
Thursday, 21 June 2018
Jackson, Miss. – On June 20, 2018, a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) study for...
Written by Dustin Renaud
Thursday, 21 June 2018

SHARE THIS PAGE