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MVN-1997-5938-EPP

PN ALL
Published July 25, 2022
Expiration date: 8/23/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT: Wood Resources, LLC, c/o Lanier & Associates Engineers, Attention: John Maurin, 4101 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located on the right descending bank of the Mississippi River, at about 110.5 miles above Head of Passes, in Waggaman, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish, as shown on the attached drawings.

POB: Latitude: 29.94231    Longitude: -90.22695

Hydrologic Unit Codes: 08090100, Lower Mississippi-New Orleans

CHARACTER OF WORK: Dredge an existing and permitted borrow area and install and maintain mooring monopiles for a barge holding area to safely moor additional barges. The project as proposed would directly impact approximately 1.2 acres of jurisdictional wetlands and 16.3 acres of waterbottoms. Project implementation would require the excavation/deposition of 488,000 cubic yards of native material and deposition of 5,000 cubic yards of rock. The applicant proposed to contract with an approved mitigation bank to offset the adverse impact to jurisdictional wetlands.