Interested parties are hereby notified that the Coastal Management Section of the Cameron Parish Police Jury has received the following apparently complete application for a Coastal Use Permit in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Coastal Resources Program and RS. 49, 213.1, the State and Local Coastal Resources Management Act of 1978, as amended.
C.U.P.# P20210551; L.C.U.P.# 210702
Name of Applicant: CenterPoint Energy, Inc., 525 Milam Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Location of permit: Creole, Off West Creole Hwy, Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
Character of Work: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. proposes Cameron-Creole Phase 10 New District Regulator Station (DRS) for natural gas distribution; phase 10 involves expansion of gravel access road by 20 ft. in width, existing culvert to be extended and sized to (LADOTD) requirements, installation of new gravel lot, measuring 45 ft. long x 40 ft. wide, fencing of entire lot, excavation of trench, measuring 24 ft. long x 3 ft. wide x 3 ft. depth to allow for installation of pipeline to connect the DRS to the main pipeline located along the roadway, and new DRS facility to be elevated on steel platform), Cameron Parish, LA
The decision on whether to issue a permit will be based on an evaluation of the probable impacts of the proposed activity in accordance with the state policies outlined in RS. 49:213.2. The decision will reflect in the national concern for both protection and utilization of important resources. The decision must be consistent with the state program and approved local programs for affected parishes and must represent an appropriate balancing of social, environmental, and economic factors. All factors which may be relevant to the proposal will be considered; among these are flood and storm hazards, water quality, water supply, feasible alternative sites, drainage patterns, historical sites, economics, public and private benefits, coastal water dependency, impacts on natural features, compatibility with the natural and cultural setting and the extent of long term benefits or adverse impacts.
Certification that the proposed activity will not violate applicable water and air quality, laws, standards, and regulations will be required before a permit is issued.
Any person may request, in writing, within the comment period specified in this notice, that a public hearing be held to consider this application. Request for public hearings shall state, with particularity, the reasons for holding a public hearing.
Plans for the proposed work may be inspected at the Cameron Parish Police Jury West Annex Building, Coastal Management Division, Courthouse Square, 148 Smith Circle, Cameron, Louisiana, (337) 775-2800. Written comments should be mailed within 25 days from the date of this public notice to Cameron Parish Police Jury, Coastal Management Division, Post Office Box 1280, Cameron, Louisiana 70631.
Kara Bonsall,
Coastal Zone
RUN: July 22 (JL 38)