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Published Oct. 13, 2020
Expiration date: 11/11/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)-Restoration Center, c/o Moffatt Nichol, 301 Main Street, Suite 800, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801.

LOCATION OF WORK: Project site is located on the right descending bank of the Mississippi River, between miles 60 to 67 above Head of Passes, crossing and south of Highway 23, near Naomi, in Plaquemines and Jefferson Parishes, as shown on the attached drawings.

Latitude: 29.61447        Longitude: -90.03938

Hydrologic Unit Codes:  08090100 Lower Mississippi-New Orleans.

                                           08090301 East-Central Louisiana Coastal.

CHARACTER OF WORK: Dredge within the Mississippi River at the notated Wills Point, Alliance Anchorage and Alliance South borrow areas for the addition of eight marsh fill areas, creating a total of 1,543 acres. The project shall be constructed using the previously authorized Mississippi River Long Distance Sediment Pipeline Project. The overall project purpose is to obtain renewable sediment sources to restore intertidal wetlands in the Barataria Basin. Project implementation will require an additional excavation amount of 37,662,164 cubic yards/589 acres and deposition amount of 25,346,079 cubic yards/3,474 acres.