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MVN-2011-1183-WB

Published Nov. 9, 2020
Expiration date: 11/28/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc., c/o Keystone Engineering, 626 Highlandia Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in St. Landry Parish, Section 15, Township 6 South, Range 7 East, located on River Road, Highway 105, in Krotz Springs, Louisiana, 30.52354, -91.75429, as shown on the attached drawings. Hydrologic Unit 08080101, Atchafalaya Basin.

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Permit re-issuance/time extension to construct and maintain a flood protection levee to protect the Krotz Springs Refinery property.  The levee improvements will place fill material along either side of existing hesco basket levee that were installed under an emergency permit in 2011.  The levee improvements portion of the work was permitted in 2014, but was not installed by the owner before the permit expired.  Additional work includes installation and maintenance of two outfall structures at two existing locations.   Should a Department of the Army permit be warranted, the applicant has proposed to mitigate any unavoidable wetlands impacts at an approved and acceptable mitigation bank within the New Orleans District.