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Published May 13, 2024
Expiration date: 6/2/2024
NAME OF APPLICANT: Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District and co-applicant Shaw Lake Charles, L.L.C., c/o: Duplantis Design Group, LLC, attn.: Mr. Bryan Olinger, 1308 Camelia Blvd., Lafayette, Louisiana 70508.

LOCATION OF WORK: The project is located at 3191 W Lincoln Road in Lake Charles, LA, 70605. 4.5 mi. south of the City of Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, (lat. 30.105143, long. -93.277443), as shown within the enclosed drawings. Hydrologic Unit Code 08080206, Lower Calcasieu Watershed.

CHARACTER OF WORK: This submission is a request for a time extension and proposed permit modification for the expansion of the previously permitted (MVN-2008-2723-WW) Shaw Port of Lake Charles Assembly Facility. The proposed expansion area is located directly adjacent to the previous development and is required to expand the existing product load and capacity/production of the facility. The proposed activities include the regrading of the site, deposition of hauled in soil and limestone aggregate fill within east and west yard areas, installation of culverts to link existing drainage infrastructure, installation of culverts to create a 90 foot equipment passage linking the existing facility to the proposed west yard, and widening of an existing heavy haul road by 30-ft. Cut material from the proposed equipment storage areas and road expansion areas will be stored on-site in an upland spoil storage area to the maximum extent practicable. The permit modification requests additional impacts of 12.7 acres of herbaceous wetlands and 0.18 acres of non-wetland Waters of the United States.