BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will present a free asbestos and lead workshop on May 23. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a summary of the rule revisions of the asbestos regulations, an overview any new lead-based paint activities revisions if they are still being considered by the legislature and issues encountered by DEQ staff this past year. Guest speaker, Glenn Gomes, M.D., will talk about the medical consequences of asbestos exposure. There will be a question-and-answer period. This workshop is open to the public.
The workshop will be held:
Wednesday, May 23
9 a.m. until noon
Oliver Pollock/Pensacola Rooms.
DEQ Conference Center
602 N. 5th Street
Baton Rouge, LA
Free parking will be available in the Galvez II parking garage. Bring your ticket with you for validation. Pre-registration is suggested but not required. For more information, contact Christopher Mayeux at 225-219-0789 or Mia Townsel at 225-219-1665. To pre-register, you may forward your name and affiliation to Chris.Mayeux@la.gov or Mia.Townsel@la.gov.