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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 23593671:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNTY4MTI5X0QwMEJGMkZB] [quote:Earth Cries:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNTY0MjUxX0Q5MDFFREVF] [b]10:05a ET: Gas begins surging from salt cavern below sinkhole hours after roof breached[/b] http://enenews.com/officials-gas-starts-flowing-up-from-salt-cavern-under-sinkhole-hours-after-roof-breached [/quote] 950 psi and also liquid hydrocarbons (they think that's what they are) testing is being done how big is that cavern? and since they breached the top does it mean the cavern is full of gas? and with the gas bubbling up everywhere in the area, then WTF!!!! sounds like it has been down there building up for quite some time hard to say what kind of condition that dome is in and the caverns within [/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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