Comment Period Reopened For LDEQ & USACE

Louisiana state sealThe US Army Corps of Engineers and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality have reopened their public comment period on the permit application by Helis Oil & Gas for hydraulic fracturing near Mandeville. Both agencies are now taking comments until mid-night June 16th, 2014, under pressure of the Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany’s legal team.

Contact person for US Army Corps of Engineers: Robert Tewis phone: (504) 862-2041 email:

Contact person for LDEQ: Elizabeth Johnson phone: (225) 219-3225 email:

For a full list of contacts for state representatives, check