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The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Public Library: Calcasieu Parish Public Library System and Sulphur Parks and Recreation have partnered to provide the community with an easy andMore >>
Sulphur Parks and Recreation and Calcasieu Parish Public Library have partnered to participate in the Little Free Library project, first launched in 2009 in Wisconsin. More >>
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"What we want do is we want to take our samples, Gladys, Bud, Claude, and Brittany, and see what the PH of their clear substance," said a McNeese professor. It's all still a mystery. Test tubes … petriMore >>
With nearly 100 different class offerings in dozens of subjects at McNeese, more than 500 children are expected to participate this summer at McNeese in subjects like forensic science.More >>
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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso was sworn in as president of the Louisiana Sheriff's Association in a Wednesday ceremony. Mancuso's tenure will take effect on July 1, according to Michael Ranatza,More >>
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso was sworn in as president of the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association in a Wednesday ceremony.More >>
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Most people think of ozone as a layer above the earth that protects people from the harmful effects of the sun. But at ground level, ozone is a pollutant more commonly known as smog. It occurs when sunlight reacts with various chemicals in the environment.
Over the years the Lake Charles area struggled to meet Federal Air Standards for ozone. And now the community struggles to stay in compliance. The government can impose stricter requirements on communities that fail to meet the EPA standard.
A National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone meeting with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is set for 2 p.m. today, June 20th, by IMCAL. The location will be the IMCAL first floor conference room located at 120 West Pujo Street (Willis Nolan Resource Center building or the old Chamber Southwest).
All transportation and industry leaders are encourage to attend. They are expected to discuss actions business, industry and citizens can take to help the area's air quality stay within federal standards.
EPA's Ozone Advance Program hold potential benefits for all near non-attainment areas in a number of ways. Areas that participate in the Ozone Advance Program will be better positioned to avoid a non-attainment designation in the future.