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Published July 13, 2020
Expiration date: 8/1/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT: Whitetail Properties, c/o EDI Environmental, Attn: Ben Summerlin, 1279 Atteberry Road, Eunice, LA 70535

LOCATION OF WORK: Located along the east side of LA Hwy 3042, in Ville Platte, Louisiana, in Evangeline Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.  Latitude: 30.743061° Longitude: -92.282508° Hydrologic Unit Code 08080102 (Vermilion-Teche Basin Watershed)

CHARACTER OF WORK: The applicant has requested authorization to clear, grade, and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to construct a residential housing development, Whitetail Subdivision.  Work will include construction of 14 lots and residential home sites, roads, green spaces, and utilities.  Approximately 2,238 cubic yards of hauled in fill material will be placed on-site to achieve the necessary grade elevations for the development.  Two 36-inch culvert crossings will be installed in a jurisdictional water feature on-site to allow driveway access on the 2 lots, as shown on the permit drawings. The project is expected to permanently impact approximately 2.05 acres of forested wetlands, 0.01 acre of open waters, and approximate 0.75 acre of wetlands will be avoided. The applicant proposes to purchase compensatory mitigation credits from a USACE approved mitigation bank for unavoidable wetland impacts, should a DA permit be issued.