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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:Earth Cries:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNjczMDEzXzc2QzRGRTBG] Sinkhole at Bayou Corne updates. [b]Sinkhole grows, hits Assumption business and home values[/b] Snip: The parish's director of homeland security and emergency preparedness, John Boudreaux, says a 15-hundred square foot section of the earth caved in last week, pulling down several trees and part of a road. http://www.wwl.com/Sinkhole-grows--hits-Assumption-business-and-home-/14373381 [b]Watch: Smell getting worse around giant sinkhole… “a lot” more complaints — Residents report health problems — Official compares risk to inhaling scent of roadkill (VIDEOS)[/b] http://enenews.com/officials-smell-getting-worse-around-giant-sinkhole-lot-complaints-residents-report-health-problems-videos [/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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