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Published May 12, 2021
Expiration date: 5/30/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Lafourche Parish Government, c/o Leslie Suazo of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., 806 Bayou Black Drive, Houma, LA 70360.       

LOCATION OF WORK:  In Bayou L’Ours , Section 49 T19S-R22E and Section 19 T19S-R23E, in Galliano, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish, within the Barataria Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08090301), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 29.416682 N, Longitude  -90.1733700 W).    

CHARACTER OF WORK: A portion of the work described herein was previously authorized under an Individual Permit (MVN-2012-00926-WPP) issued to Lafourche Parish Government on November 15, 2012 and modified as MVN-2012-00926-CG on November 5, 2018.  The applicant has requested modification to the Department of the Army authorization to dredge and redistribute the material in shallow open water areas to construct and maintain the Bayou L’Ours marsh terraces. The previous authorization included an expansion for the creation of the excavation and redistribution of fill material to create a total of 164,047 linear feet of terraces impacting a total of 425.5 acres. The proposed modification includes a layout alteration in Terrace Field 1 (previously authorized as Area 5) with no new impacts. However, the additional work in Terrace Field 2 will include excavation and placement of 21,560 cubic yards of material to construct 4,900 linear feet of terraces adding approximately 21.3 acres of impacts to waterbottoms.