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MVN-2017-01257-CG

Published Dec. 11, 2017
Expiration date: 12/30/2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Mack Energy Co. 3861 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Suite 500, Lafayette, LA 70503 

LOCATION OF WORK:  In Bayou Blue, Sections 55, 56, 61, 62, 63 and 64, T18S-R21E and Sections 32, 36 and 53, T19S, R21E approximately 6 miles southeasterly from Larose, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish, within the Terrebonne Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08090302), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 29.498746 N, Longitude    -90.366814 W).    

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to dredge and redistribute fill material, construct structures and conduct cleanout activities in order to produce the Mardi Gras Prospects A, B, C and D.  Approximately 91,401 total cubic yards will be excavated from waterbottoms, of which 74,936 cubic yards will be dredged from approx. from approx. 26.84 acres and redistributed in approx. 23.15 acres as beneficial use. Additionally, approx. 16,465 cubic yards of material will be redistributed via propwash activity in approx. 7.67 acres of open water.  A maximum of approx. 0.92 acres of open water would be directly impacted by the placement of structures at the prospect sites. 

The applicant proposes to avoid additional direct impacts and minimize secondary impacts to wetlands by remaining within existing open water channels and by utilizing marine equipment for dredging activities.