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Published April 18, 2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:  AM Agrigen Industries, LLC ℅ AECOM, ATTN: Jim LeBlanc,

1515 Poydras Street, Suite 2700, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.


LOCATION OF WORK:  On a 594.5 acre parcel, in and adjacent to the Mississippi River on the right descending bank, approximately 131 miles above Head of Passes, near Killona, Louisiana, in

Saint Charles Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.


Latitude: 30.015278, Longitude: -90.475556

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090100 – Lower Mississippi – New Orleans


CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant proposes to construct an ammonia plant which would include a piperack, conveyor system, dock platform, marine terminal, barge fleeting area, and haul road that would extend over the Mississippi River Levee, and into the batture and navigation channel.  As proposed, approximately 7.1 acres of forested batture habitat would be directly impacted.  The applicant proposes to contract with a Corps approved compensatory mitigation bank to offset impacts associated with the project.


     The marine terminal would include a fixed 1,011 foot loading platform, including four mooring dolphins, capable of accommodating Panamax and Cape class vessels.  The barge fleeting area would consist of five steel monopoles that would be installed approximately 770 feet up river of the dock structure.  The fleeting area is designed to accommodate eighteen 35 by 200 foot barges (3 barge clusters extending 6 wide).