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Published June 3, 2024
Expiration date: 6/23/2024

NAME OF APPLICANT: WBR Drainage Superintendent, Dane Aucoin, c/o GIS Engineering, 405 Laurel Street, Suite 1500, Baton Rouge, LA, 70454, Attn: Mohan Menon

LOCATION OF WORK: In Brusly, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish, (30.387667,
-91.31192), within the Terrebonne Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070300), as shown on the attached drawings.

The work described below was partially completed prior to obtaining a Department of the Army permit and was in violation of Section 301 of the Clean Water Act. All legal issues concerning the unauthorized work have since been deferred.

CHARACTER OF WORK: The applicant has requested ATF Department of the Army authorization to clear forested wetlands and dredge waterbottoms of Morley Canal to improve drainage in the area and reduce flooding in residential and agricultural areas north near Choctaw Road. Approximately 11.27 acres of wetlands were cleared along the bank of Morley Canal. Approximately 12,538 cubic yards of material will be dredged within Morley Canal and placed along 2.57 acres of the adjacent bank within the footprint on the unauthorized clearance.