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Published June 6, 2022
Expiration date: 6/25/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, c/o C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC, 135 Regency Square, Lafayette, LA 70508, ATTN: Chris Guidry.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Southern University, Ravines behind the Millennium Apartment complex parking lot and Baranco-Hill Student Center as shown in in the drawings, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish, within the Lake Pontchartrain Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070204), as shown on the attached drawings.  

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested a Department of the Army authorization to construct catch basins and place rip-rap and earthen fill for erosion repair behind the Baranco-Hill Student Health Center and the Millennium Apartment complex parking lot on Southern University campus. Approximately 1,394 and 213 cubic yards of material will be placed in wetlands and other waters of the U.S. for the erosion repair projects. Additionally, 1.135 acres of wetlands and 0.603 acre of other waters of the U.S. will be permanently impacted by the placement of fill material.

   The applicant states the wetland mitigation credits will be purchased from an approved mitigation bank.