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Environmental Affairs

This committee is dedicated to raising environmental awareness in Southwest Louisiana.


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The Environmental Affairs Committee meets the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Next meetings:

October 10, 11:30 a.m. SEED Center, Stockwell-Sievert Board Room

November 14, 7:30 a.m. SEED Center, Stockwell-Sievert Board Room


Beach Planting Planned for Holly Beach on Sept. 28

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), the Chenier Foundation and Restore America’s Estuaries are hosting a beach planting in Cameron Parish at Holly Beach on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  They will be planting about 6,000  plugs of native beach grass and they need help. This project will assist in growing and stabilizing beach dunes with the intention of preventing future erosion and creating wildlife habitat. 

For more information, or to register, click HERE.


Lake Charles 2019 Beach Sweep Scheduled for Sept. 21

For more details, click HERE.


Program offers incentives for buying electric equipment

For more details, click HERE.


Environmental News & Resources

Calcasieu Ship Channel Salinity Control Measures

Special Report: Management of the Cameron-Creole Watershed Project 1980-2011 (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Coastal Projects

Cameron-Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation (CS-54) Fact Sheet

Cameron-Creole Freshwater Introduction (CS-49) Fact Sheet

Entergy's Climate Scenario Analysis

Help with Ozone Attainment



MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Environmental Affairs Committee of the Chamber Southwest is to identify environmental issues that affect the citizens and businesses of Southwest Louisiana, and then facilitate continuous improvements on those issues.

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