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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.
Hurricane Isaac quickly became a tropical storm once it hit land. That didn’t stop it from causing significant damage. About one million people live outside the levee system that protects Louisiana from storms.
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.
A mysterious bubbling sinkhole about fifty miles south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has swallowed up full-grown cypress trees and bent a 36-inch natural gas pipeline. The sinkhole was discovered August 3 and has since grown to 370 feet wide by 420 feet deep.