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Published Aug. 3, 2020
Expiration date: 8/22/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Southland Environmental L.L.C., on behalf of Calcasieu Parish Police Jury – Consolidated Drainage District #1, ATTN:  Mr. Cleveland Hoffpauir, 510 Clarence Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Located north of Prater Road in Section 32, Township 09 South, Range 09 West, in Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, as shown on the enclosed drawings.

Location: Latitude: 30.234537/Longitude: -93.306164

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08080206 – Lower Calcasieu. LA

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Calcasieu Parish Police Jury – Consolidated Drainage District #1 is proposing to realign and remove sediment buildup from an existing drainage lateral.  Approximately 1,300 cubic yards of native earthen materials will be excavated and deposited along the north and west banks of the drainage lateral to create a spoil bank that will remain for future maintenance.   Drainage improvements are needed to alleviate flooding in the area.  The activities will permanently impact 1.23 acres of forested wetlands in the project area.  The applicant has proposed to contract with an approved mitigation bank in the project service area to compensate project related impacts, should a DA permit be issued.