The massive sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana continues to grow. The latest videos show trees being swallowed whole. Seismic monitoring picked up signs of a collapse in the Oxy3 cavern, so it was no surprise when trees started sinking. When debris falls into the sinkhole, often crude oil and natural gas come to the surface […]
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It’s been nearly a year since the sinkhole appeared near Bayou Corne in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. The sinkhole is now 22 acres and likely to grow more.
Residents of the area around the Louisiana sinkhole have been reporting tremors, but the USGS has not detected any earthquakes.
The sinkhole in Assumption Parish is quite a bit larger. Natural gas has entered a nearby aquifer from the Texas Brine cavern. Cleanup continues, but it’s dangerous because of the instability of the cavern.
The sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana has opened up quite a bit more and the drilling has discovered the bottom of the cavern too soon.
The latest video flyover of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish shows no change in the size of the sinkhole. Some new seismic activity has been detected.
The sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana remains the same size, but new bubbling spots have been found.
The sinkhole near Bayou Corne, Louisiana is holding steady. Hurricane Isaac dumped a lot of rain on Assumption Parish, trees are down and power is out (but being restored), and the sinkhole is the same size it was before the storm.
Texas Brine Company began drilling near the Louisiana sinkhole on Saturday to determine the cause of the sinkhole. Crosstex Energy, a nearby operator of another storage cavern, submitted a “worst case scenario” report.
The massive sinkhole near Bayou Corne, Louisiana in Assumption Parish grew by leaps and bounds over the last two days. First a twenty-foot section of earth fell into the sinkhole, then another fifty feet disappeared. The sinkhole now measures 526 feet by 640 feet.