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Published Nov. 1, 2018
Expiration date: 11/20/2018


NAME OF APPLICANT: Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission, ℅ Anchor QEA, Attn: Renee Robertson, 9797 Timber Circle, Suite B, in Daphne, Alabama 36527.

LOCATION OF WORK: Project site is located within the Mississippi Sound, at the mouth of the Pearl River in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, as shown on the enclosed
Latitude: 30.178433 Longitude: -89.52525, Hydrologic Unit Code 08090203 – Eastern Louisiana Coastal.

CHARACTER OF WORK: Maintenance dredging and deepening of the Pearl River Ship Channel in order to provide safe navigation for larger vessels. Project
implementation will require excavation of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of native material over a span of 5 years. The excavated material will be transferred via barge to the existing permitted (SAM-2013-00088-MJF) Heron Bay Beneficial Use site, located within Hancock County, Mississippi. The applicant maintains that no jurisdictional wetlands would be directly affected by this action, thus no compensatory mitigation is anticipated.