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Published March 27, 2023
Expiration date: 4/17/2023

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Tangipahoa Parish Government c/o Hydrik Wetlands Consultants, Attention: Mike Henry, 2323 Highway 190 East Suite 2, Hammond, Louisiana 70401.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Adjacent to the Natalbany River, at 57510 Hano Road, Independence, in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, (lat. 30.690849, long. -90.546721), as shown on the attached drawings.  (Hydrologic Unit Code:  08070203; Tickfaw River).

CHARACTER OF WORK: The proposed project is to clear, excavate and install and maintain fill in order to construct additional waste disposal cells with appurtenances at the existing Tangipahoa Parish Landfill.  The purpose of the project is to meet the need for additional waste disposal.  The cell creation will serve the disposal of garbage waste and is expected to last approximately 100 years.  The project as proposed would permanently impact 27.65 acres of forested wetlands and 163.52 acres of other waters of the United States.

This project was previously authorized on March 2, 2017, and this advertisement is for a ten-year time extension.

MITIGATION:  The applicant proposes to avoid direct impacts and minimize secondary impacts to wetlands and waters to the maximum extent practicable.  The applicant completed purchase of compensatory mitigation for unavoidable wetland impacts prior to issuance of the original permit.  There are no changes to the proposed impacts.