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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:Esoteric Morgan:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODc5ODEwX0I0Njk3RjE5] [quote:dr.einstein:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODc4NjU2XzhCNDQ1NTQ3] [quote:Esoteric Morgan:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODc4MjM1XzQzMUUwQkE3] [quote:dr.einstein:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODc3NzMxXzFBREIxRDAz] Folks. don't lose sight of the fact that the sinkhole-and-cavern problem is only a small part of this whole thing.... ...and it is this "natural gas problem" that is the catastrophic component of the whole situation. [/quote] Also, keep in mind the extensive geology of the entire area. Few people here have spoken about the Louann Salt basin, which extends into the gulf and up through a number of states, all of which sit ON TOP OF these deposits... ... As this deposit continues to dissolve away, the perilous situation expands exponentially. ==================== I have gathered a few maps and info, if anyone is interested. [/quote] well, evacuating all of southern lousiana for the next 100 years, until the gas dissipates, is disaster enough for me. [/quote] I know what you mean. But, what would it take for such an order? I don't see it happening at this point; they aren't anywhere near declaring a widespread(ing) disaster area, even as the sinkhole(s) continues to spread...while new ones appear elsewhere. I've seen the failing trees, the water between stands which have yet to fall, roads 'dissolving' before our eyes, and, the pockets where people are getting sick. No one is going to order an evacuation unless some undeniable tragedy occurs, which manages to set off an alarm which will not turn off. [/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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