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Louisiana Sinkhole Update 23 Aug 2013

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 […]

August 23rd

Mysterious Bubbling Sinkhole in Louisiana

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.

August 15th