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MVN-2013-01625-WLL

Published April 3, 2017
Expiration date: 4/22/2017

Name of Applicant: Tyler Dirt Haulers, Inc., Berard, Habetz and Associates, Inc., ATTN: Marc Berard, 117 Iberia Street, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560. 

Location of Work: On Charenton Canal, within the city of Franklin, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish, as shown on the attached drawings. (Lat. 29.813494, Long. -91.550747), within the Atchafalaya Basin Watershed. 

A portion of the work described below was started prior to obtaining a Department of the Army permit and was in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. All legal issues concerning the unauthorized work have since been deferred. 

Character of Work: Excavate 4, 055 cubic yards of earthen material from an area adjacent to the Charenton Canal to enlarge a barge slip, and place spoil adjacent to the slip 

Project will impact approximately 1.91 acres of jurisdictional wetlands due to clearing and deposition of fill associated with site preparations. The applicant proposes to offset wetland impacts through the purchase of appropriate credits from a Corps approved mitigation bank.