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Published May 30, 2022
Expiration date: 6/18/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT: Riecke and Associates, LLC, c/o Elos Engineering, 607 W. Morris Avenue, Hammond, Louisiana 70403.

LOCATION OF WORK: Near Covington, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish, as shown on the attached drawings.

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090201: Liberty Bayou – Tchefuncte River

Latitude: 30.463704 Longitude: -90.138913

CHARACTER OF WORK: Clear, grade, excavate, and fill to construct an ambulatory surgery center, parking lots, and detention ponds including excavating approximately 11.46 acres in Madisonville, Louisiana. The site is approximately 13.14 acres. Impacts include approximately 1.36 acres of jurisdictional wetlands, approximately 0.22 of these acres were previously mitigated for at a Corps approved mitigation bank. Approximately 0.21 acres of jurisdictional wetlands and 0.10 acres of Other Waters of the US are to be avoided. The applicant has proposed to compensate for any unavoidable impacts to jurisdictional wetlands by utilizing a Corps approved mitigation bank within the watershed.

A portion of the project site was previously authorized in October 2013 and December 2021 under MVN-2013-01193-EMM. Approximately 0.50 acres and 0.22 acres of permanent impacts to jurisdictional wetlands were compensated for at Corps approved mitigation banks in the original authorizations.

The applicant may be required to fully or partially restore the site to pre-project conditions if issuance of a permit is determined to be contrary to the public interest.