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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, on Highway 105 S, in Krotz Springs Louisiana , 30.5189, -91.7511, as shown on the attached drawings. Hydrologic Unit 08080101, Atchafalaya Basin.

 The work described below was partially completed prior to obtaining a Department of the Army permit and was in violation of Section 301 of the Clean Water Act.  All legal issues concerning the unauthorized work have since been deferred.

CHARACTER OF WORK:  After-the-fact permit application to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill for constructing a parking lot and road.  This activity will include the installation of five culverts which will be located in existing ditches.  The fill will consist of approximately 592 cubic yards of dirt material and 352 cubic yards of stone which will be deposited in the area.  Approximately 0.75 acres of herbaceous wetlands will be impacted through project construction. 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.