Public Notices Overview

ALL projects are sorted by issuance date. The public notices and drawings are in PDF formatted files. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC to view the files. If you don't have it, you may download it free from  

Instant Notification of New Public Notices:  Click on the green RSS button to the right to receive automatic e-mail updates. If you wish to subscribe you need an RSS app installed on your device. Please note that all web browsers do not support RSS feeds.

Viewing Notices. To view a Public Notice and its associated Drawings file (if any), click on the "Public Notice" or "Public Notice and Drawings" link and any additional links included in the attachments section. To download a file to your PC, right-click on the link, then select "Save Target As" from the menu. To view other Corps District's public notices click here,.

How to send comments. Comments can be mailed to the address appearing in the Public Notice or emailed to the Project Manager identified on the Public Notice. Comments made in reference to a Public Notice should include your name, address, and phone number as well as the permit application number identified on the Public Notice. 

Individuals or parties may request an extension of time in which to comment on the proposed work by writing to the project manager or clicking on the project manager’s name on the public notice grid on the web page.  Any request must be specific and substantively supportive of the requested extension, and received by this office prior to the end of the initial comment period.  The Branch Chief will review the request and the requestor will be promptly notified of the decision to grant or deny the request.  If granted, the time extension will be continuous to the initial comment period and, inclusive of the initial comment period, will not exceed a total of 30 calendar days.

To view issued or pending individual permits, click here.

Appeals of Jurisdictional Determinations and Proffered or Denied Permits. To view a table of administrative appeals within the Mississippi Valley Division, click here.


Published April 12, 2021
Expiration date: 5/11/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Lawrence J. Noel, Inc., c/o Wood Resources L.L.C., Attn: Mr. Stacy Trombley, 5821 River Road, Avondale, Louisiana 70094.

LOCATION OF WORK:  In the Mississippi River, Right Descending Bank (RDB), mile point 185.5 above head of passes, near Geismar, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish, (30.185780, -91.019691), within the Lower Mississippi River-Baton Rouge Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070100), as shown on the attached drawings. 

CHARACTER OF WORK: Install 22 H-piles at 200-foot intervals by barge mounted pile driver to accommodate a new barge fleet which will be 4,445 feet long and 350 feet wide.  At max capacity the fleet will be 22 barges long and 8 barges wide.