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Published Nov. 13, 2017
Expiration date: 12/2/2017

Name of Applicant: Bell Tech Group, INC, 3309 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508, ATTN: Michael Bellard  

Location of Work: The project is located at the mouth of the Calcasieu River Shipping Channel and the Gulf of Mexico, within Cameron Parish, Louisiana, as shown on the attached drawings.  (Lat 29.7576, Long -93.3454) within the Calcasieu Watershed. 

Character of Work: Excavate 505,908 cubic yards of waterbottoms, and place spoil to create land, build the Bell Tech A,B,C & D Docks with bulkheads and a 13,329 linear foot access road, all to construct a loading and off-loading facility for bulk materials, aggregate, etc., to supply for other local ventures and facilities.  In addition, 404,118 cubic yards of aggregate material and 5,700 cubic yards of asphalt will be placed on site to construct the proposed project. 

A Corps of Engineers jurisdictional determination (JD) is presently pending; and a preliminary wetland delineation by the applicant indicates that the project will impact approximately 47.5 acres of vegetated wetlands and approximately 90 acres of non-vegetated waterbottoms. Following a final JD by the USACE, should variations and additional wetlands and/or waterbottoms show to exist and/or be impacted, a secondary Public Notice and/or resource agency notification will be issued, subject the extent of differences in jurisdiction and impacts.