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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:Patassa:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNDg4MzcxX0Q0NEYzNzI3] [quote:Paa Tal:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNDgzMTEzX0I4OUVBMkUy] [quote:Patassa:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNDgyNDQ4X0VDNEMyQUEx] [quote:Paa Tal:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNDgyMTc0X0M4MUNGN0Ey] “We are concerned with the lack of transparency from our public officials on this emergency situation,” John Achee, Jr., a Bayou Corne community advocate, said. “There is no citizen representation on the incident command team or community liaison to help communicate real-time with both existing and displaced residents. Additionally, we have learned that an esteemed and well-regarded Louisiana scientist has been blocked access to the team meetings.” http://www.nbc33tv.com/news/local-news/emergency-meeting-called Does anyone know who the blocked scientist might be? :hf: [/quote] Hi Paa Tal I believe he might be talking about Dr Wilma Subra. [/quote] Thanks! :hf: [/quote] You're welcome, and thank [i]you[/i]..... :-) [/quote]
The initially estimated 200 by 200 feet sinkhole that developed late last week, swallowing ancient cypress trees 100 feet tall near Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou communities in south Louisiana, is now reported to be 380 feet deep with a diameter of 372 feet, filled mainly with salt water with traces of diesel fuel, and only 1,500 feet from a cavern filled with butane, according to Tuesday morning news. Analysts' reports further hint that Texas Brine Company's cavern failed, but the butane cavern failing is today's worst-case scenario.
If a nearby butane-filled cavern fails, as it appears the brine cavern did,
"it could cause an explosion felt up to two miles away."
link to www.examiner.com
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