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Published Aug. 8, 2022
Expiration date: 8/27/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT: Sterling Sugars, L.L.C., c/o: GIS Engineering, L.L.C., 450 Laurel Street, Suite 1500, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801.

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in St. Mary Parish, off Irish Bend Road, in the community of Franklin, Louisiana, (Latitude North: 29.802111°N, Longitude West:-91.492222°W), as shown within the enclosed drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080102, Vermilion-Teche Basin).

CHARACTER OF WORK: Work consists of dredging approximately 18,380 cubic yards of fill material in Bayou Teche, installing 1,100 feet of bulkhead and twenty-five mooring bollards, and placing approximately 2,400 cubic yards of crushed stone and 6,400 cubic yards of sand behind the bulkhead, all to expand the existing facility’s loading area. Approximately 1.55 acres of non-wetland waters would be temporarily impacted via dredging operations and 0.67 of an acre of non-wetland waters would be permanently impacted via filling operations. The dredged fill material would be hauled off to a non-wetland location. It is anticipated that no wetlands would be impacted at the project site.