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Published July 18, 2022
Expiration date: 8/6/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT: St. John the Baptist Parish, c/o HDR Engineering, Inc., Attention: Amber Robinson, 5750 Johnson Street, Suite 105, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located along and within Lake Pontchartrain, in St. John the Baptist Parish, as shown on the attached drawings.

North Reach-

POB: Latitude: 30.280389    Longitude: -90.325161

POE: Latitude: 30.291469    Longitude: -90.309125

South Reach-

POB: Latitude: 30.081103    Longitude: -90.407861

POE: Latitude: 30.105447    Longitude: -90.4325

Hydrologic Unit Codes: 08070204, Lower Mississippi-Lake Maurepas

CHARACTER OF WORK: Construction of shoreline protection breakwaters along two (2) reaches of Lake Pontchartrain. The project as proposed would directly impact approximately 28 acres of wetlands and/or waterbottoms. Project implementation would require the excavation/fill of 464,600 cubic yards of native material and deposition of 103,000 cubic yards of rock. The applicant has stated, the proposed project will result in a net benefit to the aquatic environment; therefore, compensatory mitigation has not been proposed.