Virtually all states and locales have policies on what are “essential” services during the pandemic. So does the federal government — basically, healthcare, grocery stores, pharmacies, transportation, etc. In the case of contracts with federal agencies, Department of Defense contracts are considered essential, but those federal contracts and others may not also meet the test of all states and locales for being essential.Continue Reading Federal Contracts — on Again or off Again — During the Coronavirus Pandemic
On March 27, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) issued its Second Amended Emergency Declaration and Administrative Order, which supersedes its two previous declarations and orders issued on March 19 and 20, 2020. Both of these declarations and orders were addressed in our previous blog entry titled LDEQ Issued COVID-19 Declaration and Administrative Order.
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The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) issued a Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order on March 19, 2020, and its amendment on March 20, 2020, alleviating certain regulatory requirements and deadlines. This Declaration and Order are important for all facilities coming up on a deadline for monitoring activities and for projects going through the permitting process requiring public hearings. The Declaration and Order expire at midnight on the 30th day after March 20, 2020.
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