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Published Jan. 8, 2024
Expiration date: 2/7/2024
NAME OF APPLICANT: Cargill, Inc., c/o Lanier & Associates, 4101 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115.

LOCATION OF WORK: Mississippi River, right descending bank, Mile Marker 138. Section 1, Township 12 South, Range 19 East, in Edgard, Louisiana, in Saint John the Baptist Parish, as shown on the attached drawings.

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08070102: Lower Mississippi – Lake Maurepas Latitude: 30.047625 Longitude: -90.558681

CHARACTER OF WORK: The proposed project is to modify the existing Cargill barge fleet. The proposed work will be accomplished by installing and maintaining fourteen new 48’ monopiles behind the existing barge fleet in order to moor the existing fleet in place more securely. This permit, MVN 2014-01647 EBB, was previously issued in February 2015 and June 2018. It is not anticipated that there will be any additional permanent or temporary impacts to jurisdictional wetlands or Waters of the U.S.