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Published March 7, 2022
Expiration date: 3/26/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Waste Management, c/o: Southland Environmental, LLC, 510 Clarence Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in Calcasieu Parish, located at the southern end of Wesley Road, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, (lat. 30.2313139, long. -93.1453028), as shown within the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080203, Upper Calcasieu River Watershed).

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant is proposing to enlarge an existing stormwater basin and improvements to the applicant’s associated drainage infrastructure in Calcasieu Parish. The purpose of the proposed development is to provide additional stormwater capacity for the applicant’s Lake Charles facility and alleviate flooding in the facility area. The project would be located along the southern border of the facility’s parking, loading, and unloading zone, and will impact approximately 0.79 acres of jurisdictional wetlands.  An outfall structure would be constructed along the east boundary of the basin and will tie into the existing drainage ditch along Wesley Road.  If a Department of the Army permit is warranted, the applicant has proposed to mitigate unavoidable wetlands impacts at an approved and acceptable mitigation bank within the N.O. District.