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Published July 2, 2018
Expiration date: 7/21/2018

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Step 12, LLC, c/o D & S Environmental Services, Inc., Attn: David Templet, P.O. Box 510, French Settlement, Louisiana  70733. 

LOCATION OF WORK:  Approximately 2.4 miles south of Slaughter, LA, on Port Hudson Pride Road, in East Baton Rouge 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 39-lot residential subdivision (The Reserve) to include 2 storm water detention ponds, green space, infrastructure, appurtenances, and ingress/egress.  Approximately 11,060 cubic yards of earthen material, soil cement treated base, concrete, and asphaltic concrete will be deposited to complete the project.  The proposed project is situated on an approximately 67-acre tract that has been determined to contain approximately 6 acres of forested and herbaceous wetlands and 1.34 acres of other waters of the U.S.          

     A Preliminary analysis has determined that the proposed project would directly impact approximately 1.25 acres of forested and herbaceous wetlands and 0.4 acre of other waters of the U.S.  It is anticipated that the proposed project would have no impact on adjacent wetlands. 

     The applicant stated that the proposed project has been designed 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.