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Published March 12, 2018
Expiration date: 4/11/2018

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Chem Carriers Mile 207 Fleeting, LLC, c/o Providence, 1201 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. 

 LOCATION OF WORK:  In the Mississippi River, LDB, River Mile 207.8 Section 15, T9S-R1W, approximately 2.6 miles west of Sunshine, Louisiana, in Iberville Parish, within the Mississippi River Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070100), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.287601 N, Longitude -91.217838 W).    

 CHARACTER OF WORK:  A portion of the work described herein was previously permitted under an authorization issued to Chem Carriers Mile 207 Fleeting, LLC on January 7, 2009.  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to modify an existing barge fleeting to include the extension of the existing 3 barge and ship anchors to 450’ from ordinary low water as well as the addition of three deadman anchors with chains and buoys placed above the ordinary low water line and a 40,000lb ship anchor and buoy to be placed approx. 450’ channelward therefrom.  Approximately 666.7 cubic yards of material will be excavated and redistributed on site and approx. 42 cubic yards of concrete will be placed to install the deadman anchors.  Approximately 1.27 acres of forested batture will be directly impacted to extend an existing access road.

     It is presumed that 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 and, therefore function 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.