Safe Burning Tips

If you are considering burning trash or anything else, here is good information from LDEQ.  Open burning of household waste and chemicals is illegal in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality reminds citizens that any open burning of household waste, solid waste and chemicals is illegal in the state of Louisiana – whether conducted on private property or not.

Open burning is harmful to those conducting the open burn as well as their families, neighbors, pets and livestock. The ash generated from an open burn contains toxic materials that contaminate our air, soil and ground water.

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