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  • Statewide fee hike for drinking water begins January Play Video

    December 29, 2016 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Next year water systems across the state will increase fees by about seventy-five cents per month to pay for increased state inspections. Customers will pick up the tab but Louisiana health inspectors say it's badly needed since funding was slashed back in 2012. "What we witnessed was... more »
  • DHH to inspect flood-related hazards in Walker & Denham Springs

    October 4, 2016 2:05 PM

    WALKER – Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital employees will be inspecting areas in Walker, Denham Springs and surrounding areas for flood-related health hazards. The inspections will take place over the next few days and will be conducted during daylight hours. DHH representatives will have a Louisiana DHH photo ID... more »
  • Proposed Louisiana food inspection cuts may pose health risk

    April 25, 2016 2:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Proposed state budget cuts will have an effect on those that like to eat out and buy groceries. If the budget proposed by Gov. John Bel Edwards for next year is approved, there will be fewer inspections of the retail food industry. The Department of... more »
  • Army Corps starts daily patrols on Mississippi River levees

    January 6, 2016 11:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS – Due to rising river levels, the Army Corps of Engineers will start daily patrols on all levees along the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge to Venice, La. The Army Corps released a statement Wednesday saying that the river has risen to 15 feet at the Carrolton... more »
  • Building collapse in French Quarter frays nerves

    November 16, 2014 11:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Warning flags are going up about decay and a lack of rigorous inspections after a 210-year-old building collapsed in the historic French Quarter. No one was injured when the three-story, brick-and-cypress building collapsed in October, but the episode has thrown into focus an array of problems throughout... more »

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