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Corps of Engineers
Published Dec. 27, 2022
Expiration date: 1/25/2023

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, approximately 146.2 miles above Head of Passes, in Vacherie, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, (lat. 30.040278, long. -90.675556), as shown on the attached drawings.  (Hydrologic Unit Code: 08070100; Lower Mississippi River – Baton Rouge).

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The proposed project is to install and maintain eighteen additional 48”ø mooring piles adjacent to an existing barge fleet on the right descending bank of the Mississippi River.  The purpose of the project is to help moor the fleet in place more securely.  Fill consisting of 150 cubic yards of rock rip rap will be used around monopiles which penetrate the revetment.  This is a modification to a permit issued October 25, 2021.

MITIGATION:  The applicant proposes to avoid direct impacts and minimize secondary impacts to the maximum extent practicable.  No permanent adverse impacts to special aquatic sites are proposed; no compensatory mitigation is anticipated at this time.