USA: Permit Sought for Lake Yazoo Canal Maintenance Dredging

Permit Sought for Lake Yazoo Canal Maintenance Dredging

The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has filed an application for a wetlands permit with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources requesting authorization to maintenance dredge the Lake Yazoo Canal in Pascagoula.

The proposed dredging is 2,200 feet in length and an average of 60 feet in width from a depth ranging from 5 to 8 feet below mean low water to a depth of 10 feet below mean low water.

A total of 40,000 cubic yards of material will be removed. The Jackson County Board of Supervisors is proposing that the dredged material be taken to the Mississippi Beneficial Use Site at Round Island, south of Pascagoula.

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Press Release, February 21, 2013

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