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Published Nov. 21, 2022
Expiration date: 12/10/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Cargill, c/o Lanier & Associates Engineers, Attn: John Maurin, 4101 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115 or

LOCATION OF WORK:  Located on the right descending bank of the Mississippi River, at about 143.5 miles above Head of Passes, in Vacherie, Louisiana, in St. John the
Baptist Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.

Latitude: 30.043056     Longitude: -90.641667

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08070100 (Lower Mississippi-Baton Rouge)

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Maintenance dredge an existing barge fleet area. Project implementation requires the excavation and deposition of 2,128,891 cubic yards of native material. Project activities would directly impact 121.8 acres of waterbottoms.  The applicant has stated that no jurisdictional wetlands shall be impacted; therefore, compensatory mitigation has not been proposed.