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Published Nov. 1, 2018

SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE:  Interested parties are hereby notified there will be a joint public hearing by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality for permit application MVN-2018-00159-CM associated with the proposed construction of a Greenfield Chemical Complex on the Mississippi River in St. James Parish. 

This permit application was received by the New Orleans District of the US Army Corps of Engineers pursuant to: [X] Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of March 3, 1899 (30 Stat. 1151; 33 USC 403); and/or [X] Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (86 Stat. 816; 33 USC 1344).  There was a public notice issued for this permit application on August 27, 2018.  Here is the link to that public notice:

The public hearing will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the West Bank Reception Hall at 2455 Hwy 18, Vacherie, LA 70090.

The public hearing will be conducted in accordance with 33 CFR Part 327; and with La. R.S. 30:2017, and LAC Title 43, §727. A hearing officer will preside over the public hearing. This will be a formal hearing for the purpose of gathering facts and information. It will not include a “question and answer” component. In accordance with La. R.S. 30:2016 and LAC Title 43, §727 and with 33 CFR 327.8(e), the hearing will be transcribed and become a part of the official public record.

Comments and requests for notification of the final decision on the Coastal Use Permit can be submitted via:
Department of Natural Resources - Office of Coastal Management (OCM)
Mr. Brad Hester
Permitting & Mitigation Section
P.O. Box 94396
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9396

Comments on the Water Quality Certification can be submitted via personal delivery, U.S. mail, email, or fax. Delivery may be made to the drop-box at 602 N. 5th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802. U.S. Mail may be sent to LDEQ, Public Participation Group, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313. Emails may be submitted to DEQ.PUBLICNOTICES@LA.GOV and faxes sent to (225) 219-3309.

Comments on the DA permit application can be submitted via personal delivery, U.S. mail, email or fax as indicated below.
United States Army Corps of Engineers, CEMVN-ODR
Neil T. Gauthier
New Orleans District
Regulatory Branch
7400 Leake Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118