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Published Jan. 17, 2023
Expiration date: 2/16/2023

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Bunge North America, Inc., c/o Wood, Attention: Mary Motte Fikri, 17325 Park Row, Houston, TX  77084, or


LOCATION OF WORK:  On the Mississippi River at mile 124 AHP, right-descending bank, at approximately Latitude: 29.942942, Longitude: -90.349017, at 12442 River Road in Destrehan, Louisiana, in St. Charles Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090203 (Lower Mississippi-Eastern Louisiana Coastal)


CHARACTER OF WORK:  Excavate approximately 49,568-cubic yards of earthen material and place approximately 42,297-cubic yards of native earthen material, approximately 17,145-cubic yards of sand, approximately 1,064-cubic yards of rock rip-rap, and approximately 532-cubic yards of hauled-in earthen material to facilitate the expansion of an existing crush plant to accommodate growing local demand in the feedstock/biofuel industry.  The applicant proposes to compensate for unavoidable project-related impacts to approximately 1-acre of jurisdictional wetlands through the purchase of wetland credits from a Corps’ approved mitigation bank within the appropriate watershed.