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DEQ Issues Order to Halt Shreveport Landfill Operations

Today, the Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc. to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill. The order is part of a revised emergency declaration signed by DEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch.

"DEQ finds that Harrelson Materials has failed to meet the conditions set forth in an agreed upon fire mitigation plan - they don't have the necessary equipment and personnel to put out the fire. The agency, working with State Fire Marshal Butch Browning, will take over the fire mitigation effort. We will put the fire out," Hatch said.

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