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Published Aug. 28, 2013
Expiration date: 9/23/2013

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Sasol North America, c/o URS Corporation, Attn:  Mr. Charles Dartez, 7389 Florida Blvd., Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA  70806.


LOCATION OF WORK: In Calcasieu Parish, North 30* 15’ 41.5728”, West -93* 18’ 0.3882”, located off of East Burton Street, in Westlake, Louisiana, as shown on the attached vicinity map. (Hydrologic Unit Code 08080206, Calcasieu River Basin)


CHARACTER OF WORK:  Clear, grade, fill and/or excavate and develop selected parcels, totaling approximately 3,034 acres adjacent to the existing Sasol facility, in order to construct the proposed Gas to Liquids Unit, Lake Charles Cracker facility, roadway improvements, support facilities and pipelines. The purpose of the proposed development is to expand the current facility to support manufacturing processes and meet current market demands.  Approximately 743.26 acres of jurisdictional wetlands would be impacted by project implementation. Fill operations will include the deposition of approximately 3,833,626 cubic yards of material, as foundation for roadways, drainage amenities, facilities, and parking. The applicant has proposed to mitigate any unavoidable wetlands impacts with an approved permittee responsible mitigation plan.