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Published June 10, 2024
Expiration date: 7/10/2024
NAME OF APPLICANT: Valero Refining – Meraux LLC, c/o GHD Services Inc., 2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Suite 701, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808.

LOCATION OF WORK: Mississippi River, left descending bank, Mile Marker 87. Section 12, Township 13 South, Range 12 East, in Chalmette Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish, as shown on the attached drawings.

Hydrologic Unit Code: 08090100: Lower Mississippi – New Orleans
Latitude: 29.927385 Longitude: -89.943869

CHARACTER OF WORK: The proposed project is to remove silt via maintenance dredging around the cooling water pump, dock, and monopiles downstream of the Mississippi River dock structure at Valero’s Meraux Refinery annually over a 5 year period. Approximately 508,250 cubic yards are to be dredged and re-deposited into the Section 10 waters of the Mississippi River annually. It is not anticipated that there will be any permanent or temporary impacts to wetlands.