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Published March 12, 2018
Expiration date: 4/2/2018

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Sumner Investments, c/o Hydrik, Attn: Mike Henry, 2323 Hwy 190, Ste 2, Hammond, Louisiana 70401.

 LOCATION OF WORK:  Approximately 0.5 mile north of Cane Market Road on Walker North Road in 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, grade, excavate, and place fill for the construction of a residential subdivision (Spring Lake 8) to include 5 detention ponds, green space, two recreational areas, infrastructure and appurtenances, and ingress/egress.  Approximately 173,000 cubic yards of native material will be excavated and re-deposited to complete the project.  The proposed project is situated on an approximately 57-acre tract that has been determined contain approximately 10.42 acres of forested wetlands and 0.31 acre of other waters of the U.S.  All 10.42 acres of wetlands and 0.31 acre of other waters of the U.S. would be used in construction of the subdivision.  It is anticipated that the proposed action would have no impact on adjacent wetlands.

        A Preliminary analysis has determined that the proposed project would directly impact approximately 10.42 acres of forested wetlands and 0.31 acre of other waters of the U.S.

      The applicant has 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 deeming 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.