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Published May 1, 2023
Expiration date: 5/21/2023
NAME OF APPLICANT: Copart, c/o: D&S Environmental Services, Inc., Post Office
Box 510, French Settlement, Louisiana 70733

LOCATION OF WORK: Located in Calcasieu Parish, located near the intersection of Fabacher Road and Highway 90, in the community of Vinton, Louisiana, (Latitude North: 30.225503°N, Longitude West: -93.504706°W), as shown within the enclosed drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080206, Calcasieu Basin)

CHARACTER OF WORK: Excavation Operations: Work consists of excavating approximately 53,183 cubic yards of earthen fill material to construct a 35-foot wide by 1,683-foot long northwest ditch, a 35-foot wide by 1,778-foot long southwest ditch, a 35-foot wide by 1,635-foot long northeast ditch, a 35-foot wide by 1,624-foot long southeast ditch, a 250-foot wide by 400-foot long northwest detention pond, a 300-foot wide by 400-foot long southwest detention pond, a 225-foot wide by 400-foot long northeast detention pond, and a 150-foot wide by 400-foot long detention pond. Approximately 1.71 acres of jurisdictional wetlands would be permanently impacted via excavation operations.