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Published April 1, 2024
Expiration date: 5/1/2024
NAME OF APPLICANT: PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, LP, c/o Olivia Barry of CK Associates, 8591 United Plaza Blvd., Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70123.

LOCATION OF WORK: At the existing PCS Nitrogen facility at RM 187.5 in the Mississippi River LDB in Geismar, Louisiana within Iberville and Ascension Parishes. The project lies within the Pontchartrain and Mississippi Basins in hydrologic units (HUC 08070202, 08070204, and 08070100), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.219132 N, Longitude -91.059634 W).

CHARACTER OF WORK: The applicant has requested Department of the Army
authorization to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to
construct and maintain a clean ammonia plant to include a river water intake structure and ship dock, a pipeline crossing over the levee, an Entergy substation, and a heavy haul road crossing the levee for the existing, adjacent facility previously authorized as LMNOD Mississippi River 609 on 11 October 1965 to Williams Energy Services with subsequent modifications under MVN-1997-04258-CX for adjacent associated dock structures to new operator/owners Allied Corp (now Honeywell, Inc.) and PCS Nitrogen. The most recent modification included a parking lot and laydown yard issued on 31 March 2021 as MVN-2018-00991-CG which authorized impacts to a total of 3.5 acres of wetlands and 0.52 acres of non-wetland waters. This modification expands the footprint of the previous authorization and proposes approximately 3.16 additional acres of wetland impacts and approximately 8.91 acres of impacts to non-wetland waters. Of this, approximately 5.93 acres of impacts to Traditionally Navigable Waters and 0.36 acres of impacts to jurisdictional wetlands will be permanent. Approximately 540 CY of clay, 80 CY of limestone, 640 CY of rip-rap, and 400 CY of concrete will be placed for the expansion.