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Published Oct. 5, 2020
Expiration date: 11/4/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Pelican Marine Services, c/o Lanier & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Attn:  John Maurin, 4101 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70115.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Within the Mississippi River Basin, in the Lower Mississippi River – Baton Rouge hydrologic unit (HUC 08070100); in the Mississippi River, right descending bank, mile 226, near Brusly, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish.

 CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested authorization to install and maintain an additional barge block consisting of 5 tiers, each 5 barges wide.  The barge block will be secured by a ships anchor, chain, and buoy upstream of the block.  All structures will be installed from the waterway. The applicant has designed the project such that the proposed barge block contains the same configuration as those downstream.  All impacts to wetlands and water bottoms have been avoided by project design.  Therefore, no mitigation will be required for the proposed activity.