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Published June 26, 2017
Expiration date: 6/26/2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:   Livingston Parish Government, c/o ELOS Environmental, LLC, Attn: Rob Van Vrancken, 43177 East Pleasant Ridge Road, Hammond, Louisiana 70403. 

 LOCATION OF WORK:  West Colyell Creek, Section 34; 3, 10, T- 6S and 7S, R3E, between US Hwy 190 on the north side and Buddy Ellis Road on the south end crossing under I-12 at its midpoint near Walker, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish, within the Lake Pontchartrain Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070202), as shown on the attached drawings. 

 CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to clear, dredge, and deposit material to create access and make hydrologic improvements to a section of West Colyell Creek, which includes channel realignment and bottom shaping for increased drainage efficiency.  Approximately 48,470 cubic yards of native material will be dredged and redeposited with excess material being place in a non-wetland location off site.  The proposed project is approximately 2.4 miles long and will temporarily impact approximately 9.2 acres of “other waters of the U.S.”  Approximately 0.6 acre of forested wetlands adjacent to the creek will be cleared for temporary access and approximately 0.63 acre of forested wetlands will be permanently cleared and filled to complete the project.     

  The applicant stated that they have designed the project to avoid and minimize direct and secondary adverse impacts to the maximum extent practicable.  Any further reduction would limit usage of the property and, therefore deem the project impracticable.   As compensation for unavoidable wetland impacts, the applicant proposes to mitigate in-kind wetland credits from a Corps approved mitigation bank located in the watershed.