From Parcel to Port: Wetland Determinations for a City Along the Mississippi River

Wetland Determinations - Louisiana
From Parcel to Port: Wetland Determinations in Baton Rouge's Terminal Project

Project Need

A development & logistics client had a vision to convert a specific parcel into a marine terminal on the Mississippi River. To bring this vision to fruition, there was a pressing need for Section 10/404 environmental permitting. A definitive request for determination had to be made to the Army Corps of Engineers to ensure the project's viability and legal compliance.

Services Completed

Lord & Winter dove deep into the project, with a meticulous mapping exercise that covered the entirety of the study area. This comprehensive mapping facilitated a precise wetland determination, which was pivotal for the permitting process.

Issue Resolved

Lord & Winter crafted a detailed map that showcased the aquatic resources present within the parcel. This crucial tool offered immediate clarity for both the client and pertinent government bodies, facilitating quicker decision-making and understanding of the land's potential use and any environmental constraints.

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