House Bill 11, which would ban the practice of open burning munitions in the state, will more than likely be pulled.
Author Rep. Gene Reynolds, District 10, says instead, he and co-author Rep. Terry Brown, District 22, will offer a House Concurrent Resolution that will accomplish most of what they are asking.
“HB11 for all practical purposes is dead,” Reynolds said, “and once we get HCR 118 passed, I’m probably going to pull the bill. With the HCR, we’re still getting most of what we want.”
HCR118, if passed, will prompt the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to conduct testing of soil, air