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Published March 12, 2018
Expiration date: 4/1/2018

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Mr. Todd Berthelot, c/o GIS Engineering, LLC, Attn: Mohan Menon, 450 Laurel Street, Suite 1500, Baton Rouge, LA 70801.

 LOCATION OF WORK:  North of the Amite River Diversion Canal, Section 23, T9S-R4E, near Maurepas, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish, within the Pontchartrain Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070204), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.250833 N, Longitude -90.775200 W).    

 The work described below was partially completed prior to obtaining a Department of the Army permit and was in violation of Section 301 of the Clean Water Act.  All legal issues concerning the unauthorized work have since been deferred.

 CHARACTER OF WORK:  A portion of the work described herein was previously authorized under MVN-2006-03708-CQ issued to Todd Berthelot on October 23, 2012.  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to construct and maintain a residential subdivision (Mariner’s Cove Subdivision) to include 85 residential lots, a canal system, bulkheads, roadways and utility infrastructure.  Approximately 44,923 cubic yards of material would be excavated in approx. 3.48 acres to create a canal system and placed on site to achieve required grade elevation requirements over 17.92 acres.  Approximately 5,162 linear feet of vinyl bulkhead will be installed and approx. 2,457 cubic yards of soil cement and 1,156 cubic yards of concrete would be placed for the roadways and infrastructure directly impacting 1.67 acres of forested wetlands. Additionally, clearing, grading and the placement of approx. 700 cubic yards of fill material has occurred 0.2 acre of forested wetlands for the construction of a permanent access road.