Public Notices Overview

ALL projects are sorted by issuance date. The public notices and drawings are in PDF formatted files. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC to view the files. If you don't have it, you may download it free from www.adobe.com.  

Instant Notification of New Public Notices:  Click on the green RSS button to the right to receive automatic e-mail updates. If you wish to subscribe you need an RSS app installed on your device. Please note that all web browsers do not support RSS feeds.

Viewing Notices. To view a Public Notice and its associated Drawings file (if any), click on the "Public Notice" or "Public Notice and Drawings" link and any additional links included in the attachments section. To download a file to your PC, right-click on the link, then select "Save Target As" from the menu. To view other Corps District's public notices click here,.

How to send comments. Comments can be mailed to the address appearing in the Public Notice or emailed to the Project Manager identified on the Public Notice. Comments made in reference to a Public Notice should include your name, address, and phone number as well as the permit application number identified on the Public Notice. 

Individuals or parties may request an extension of time in which to comment on the proposed work by writing to the project manager or clicking on the project manager’s name on the public notice grid on the web page.  Any request must be specific and substantively supportive of the requested extension, and received by this office prior to the end of the initial comment period.  The Branch Chief will review the request and the requestor will be promptly notified of the decision to grant or deny the request.  If granted, the time extension will be continuous to the initial comment period and, inclusive of the initial comment period, will not exceed a total of 30 calendar days.

To view issued or pending individual permits, click here.

Appeals of Jurisdictional Determinations and Proffered or Denied Permits. To view a table of administrative appeals within the Mississippi Valley Division, click here.

MVN-2018-1427-AL

CEMVN-RG
Published June 24, 2024
Expiration date: 7/24/2024

NAME OF APPLICANT: Gulf South Research Corporation, attn: Mr. Howard Nass, 8081 Innovation Park Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70820

LOCATION OF WORK: The 681.5-acre site is located in Section 14, Township 7 South and Range 11 East. The proposed bank is located approximately 8 miles East of the city of Baton Rouge, in West Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana, (lat. 30.456254, long. -91.316424), as shown within the attached drawings. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08070300, Lower Grand watershed).

CHARACTER OF WORK: The proposed project is to restore, enhance, and preserve approximately 653.6 acres of bottomland hardwood forested wetlands. The purpose of the project is to establish a phased umbrella mitigation bank to provide compensatory mitigation for authorized impacts within jurisdictional areas per 33 CFR 332.3(1)(a-b) and LAC 43:724. The project as proposed would restore or improve hydraulic connectivity through plugging and/or filling in existing ditches and drainage canals and cleaning and widening a northwest to southeast trending historic drainage that bisects the mitigation bank. Planting of appropriate vegetative species for the targeted wetland type will be planted during the non-growing season (December 15-March 15) after targeted site prep activities which may include chemical and/or mechanical techniques have concluded.