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MVN-2008-03027-WII

PN ALL
Published April 4, 2022
Expiration date: 4/23/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT: LA Storage, LLC, c/o T. Baker Smith, LLC, Attn: Mr. Brady Trahan, 107 Global Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503.

LOCATION OF WORK: In Cameron and Calcasieu Parish, Brine Pipeline POB 30.002958, -93.41655; POE 30.059283, -93.3488; located off of Black Lake Road, west of Hackberry, Louisiana, as shown on the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080206, Lower Calcasieu Watershed)

CHARACTER OF WORK: Construct, operate and maintain a new natural gas salt dome storage facility. The Project will involve the conversion of three existing salt dome caverns to natural gas storage service and the development of one new salt dome cavern for additional natural gas storage service. In addition, the applicant will construct and operate on-site compression facilities (Pelican Compressor Station), approximately 5.2 miles of 42-inch-diameter bi-directional natural gas pipeline, approximately 11.4 miles of 42-inch-diameter bi-directional natural gas pipeline, and approximately 6.6 miles of 16-inch-diameter brine disposal pipeline. Approx. 251,725 cubic yards of material will be displaced by dredging operations and 316,572 cubic yards of fill material will be brought on site. Approximately 70.24 acres of wet pasture, 0.08 of an acre of fresh marsh, 53.22 acres of intermediate marsh, 3.68 acres of brackish marsh, 9.97 acres of scrub-shrub wetlands, 5.80 acres of bottomland hardwoods, and 166.98 acres of jurisdictional waters would be impacted by proposed activities. Should a DA permit be warranted, the applicant proposes to purchase compensatory mitigation credits at CEMVN approved mitigation banks in the area.