The pipelines traverse parts of St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist and Ascension Parishes in Louisiana within one 50-foot right-of-way.
Quanta Environmental provided routing, field surveys, permitting and environmental inspection services to the project. Impacts requiring regulatory approvals obtained by Quanta Environmental included:
To avoid impacts to cultural resources and protected species, Quanta Environmental consulted with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), and Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation.
The Maurepas Pipelines project was the first major project permitted using the Louisiana Rapid Assessment Method for federal mitigation requirement calculations.
Quanta Environmental obtained authorizations or clearances from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Regulatory, Civil Works, and Real Estate departments, Louisiana Office of Coastal Management, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, USFWS, LDWF, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation, Pontchartrain Levee District and the Lafourche Basin Levee District.