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Published April 24, 2017
Expiration date: 5/15/2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Sterling Sugars, LLC, c/o Wayne M. LeBiche Engineering, LLC, 117 Emile Verret Road, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560.

LOCATION:  Latitude 29.923169, Longitude -91.837506.  Located at the northwest quadrant of the intersection of LA  Hwy 83 and Earl B. Wilson Road, approximately 500 yards south to the Port of Iberia, near the community of New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish.    

DESCRIPTION:   Department of the Army (DA) permit, MVN-2008-03083-WDD, was issued to Sterling Sugars, LLC, on April 22, 2010, to excavate a new channel in order to create a waterfront industrial development site.  The project has not been started and the permit expired on March 31, 2015.  Approximately 1.20 acres of jurisdictional wetlands would be impacted by the proposal.  There are no changes to the project since it was originally permitted.  The applicant purchased 1.2 acres of mitigation at Lake Long Mitigation Bank, as compensatory mitigation at the time of original issuance of the DA permit.  The applicant is requesting that the DA permit be reissued for the permitted activity.  The Corps shall determine if any further mitigation shall be required prior to reissuance of the subject DA permit.