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Published March 1, 2021
Expiration date: 3/31/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT Shintech Louisiana, LLC., 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 205, near Plaquwmine, Louisiana, in Iberville Parish (Latitude 30.27611 N, Longitude          -91.17444 W).

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested to modify an existing Department of the Army permit authorization.  The proposed permit modification includes the construction of a of a ship dock expansion to be installed at the existing Shintech facility.  The ship dock expansion consists of a pile supported loading platform, 4 breasting dolphins, 4 mooring dolphins, a pipe rack and access way, marine walkways to access the dolphins, and other appurtenant structures.  The proposed ship dock (loading platform) would extend from the existing ship dock’s approach way.  All proposed construction would be performed in the river by a barge mounted crane.  The proposed modification is needed to expand delivery capacity to and from Shintech’s Plaquemine facility.  Approximately 0.01 acre of waterbottoms would be impacted would be impacted by the permit modification due to the placement of approximately 500 cubic yards of rip rap placement. 

          The applicant stated that the impacted area has been minimized through the proposed use of the existing approach way to gain access to the dock expansion and that all construction will occur outside of wetland areas.  Compensatory mitigation is not anticipated due to the permit modification only proposing to impact jurisdictional Other Waters of the US.