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Published April 10, 2023
Expiration date: 5/10/2023

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Attn: Sydney Dobson, P.O. Box 44027, Baton Rouge, LA  70804 (


LOCATION OF WORK:  At approximately Latitude: 29.542261, Longitude: -89.806953, and within the Mississippi River, mile 46 AHP, near Magnolia, Louisiana, in Plaquemines Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings.

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090301 (Lower Mississippi- East Central Louisiana Coastal)


CHARACTER OF WORK:  Excavation of approximately 6,900,000-cubic yards of sediment material from within the Mississippi River, and placement of dredged material within an approximate 672-acre area to the west to create/restore marsh habitat and a forested coastal ridge.  Temporary impacts to approximately 929-acres of existing wetlands and waters may occur during excavation and fill placement activities, however, the project proposes to create approximately 440-acres of marsh wetlands upon completion.