Wal-Mart Preps for New Madrid Fault Big One

Wal-Mart Preparing For A Major Earthquake On The New Madrid Fault?

By Michael Snyder
Buried in a Wall Street Journal article from about a week ago was a startling piece of information. According to a Wal-Mart executive, Wal-Mart “participated in an exercise to prepare for an earthquake on the New Madrid fault line” earlier this summer. And officials at the U.S. Geological Survey have just released a report which indicates that they believe that the New Madrid fault zone has the “potential for larger and more powerful quakes than previously thought“.

Fluid Movement at Lake FUBAR

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Fluid sloshes dramatically at 4 a.m.. It shows well at LA10-03 and here at LA12. Here’s the view from LA17-02 but 17-01 looks more calm so it isn’t sloshing from some outside event or quake. It is local source …
4 a.m. CST is 9 a.m. GMT (USGS time stamp).

The helicorder listed as being from ‘Temorary’ (town name or temp. ??), Arkansas shows complete mush underground. We don’t know what is going on. Is Lake FUBAR affecting the New Madrid fault zone?

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New Madrid Fault Zone has its own fireworks + July 4 News

2.8 quake at Malden, Missouri (Southeast corner of MO next to Tenn.)

There was a 6.6M quake in Papua New Guinea area that may show on the helicorders. But they are doing such a barn dancy by themselves it is hard to tell.

Not to be outdone, Lake FUBAR gets the shakes for the holiday.
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The AdvocateBayou Corne property owners face Saturday deadline

Fluid Movement at New-New South Berm

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Wed. night after 10:30 p.m. a long slosh is seen on LA10-03. And LA17-02

 LA12 shows it plus a BIG SLOSH before at 9 p.m. (the start of the event??) … LA11 shows it just slightly. . .and it shows up at  LA18  , LA14,

No slosh at see 17-01, LA-21, LA19  (indicating it is from a local source at Lake FUBAR).    heli_button

No slosh at LA10-01 but a mystery 8 minute outage at 10:22.

You can see on this map the SLOSHING is all next to the new-new south berm:

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CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SIZE

UPDATE – A big long slosh around 3:45 p.m. – shown here on LA10-03  Then after 4 p.m. the sloshing is followed by 3 sharp dings shown at LA21.

NEW MAPS by Keith M.

These are new Bayou Corne maps made using Google Earth.  They have all been added to the MAPS page (left sidebar) to make them easy to find.

CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL SIZE:

1]  Lake FUBAR

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2] Helicorder locations as of today

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3] Helicorders + butane tanks as of today

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 This map shows the new-new south berm very well.

LINK –  http://youtu.be/YMnuSoULH64

The AdvocateVideo: Water quality advocates ‘Flood Into Baton Rouge’

(June 26) WWLTV – Frustrations continue to rise over Bayou Corne sinkhole

BAYOU CORNE — Frustration continues at the Bayou Corne sinkhole despite assurances from parish officials as well as the company that operated the collapsed underground salt dome cavern.

“Texas Brine indicated to the community that they should be able to remove all gas by the end of the year,” said John Boudreaux, director of the Assumption Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “I would say that it’s probably their plan, but I don’t believe that can happen”.
[ This story got reprinted by many news outlets :)  ]

2.7 quake at Yellville, Arkansas

Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma.

Those wells seem to have triggered more than 100 small-to-medium earthquakes in the past five years, according to a study published Thursday by the journal Science. Many of the quakes were much farther away from the wells than expected.

Combined, those wells daily pour more than 5 million gallons of water a mile or two underground into rock formations, the study found. That buildup of fluid creates more pressure that “has to go somewhere,” said study lead author Cornell University seismologist Katie Keranen. . .

NOTE: We put headlines from the Yellowstone blog on the right sidebar.

Wed. News

LA Times –  Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

“The state had 109 temblors measuring 3.0 or greater in 2013 — more than 5,000% above normal.”

“Scientists say the more likely cause of the recent increase is underground injection wells drilled by the oil and gas industry. About 80% of the state is within nine miles of an injection well, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey.”

All Points Bulliten:
Has anyone seen Darrell Goad online? He used to post those vids all the time with the summary of the helicorders. Now his channel is almost blank. Comment if you can find out what happened.

2.3 quake at Fairfield Bay, Arkansas

Fuel Fix -
Bizarre sea creature caught on Gulf rig camera (video) < looks like a ray

Obama is pals with BP:
HOUSTON – In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, BP fell from its perch as the biggest provider of jet fuel to the Department of Defense, barred from doing business with the federal government in late 2012.
Nearly two years later, BP has secured its first contract with the government’s military arm since the Obama Administration lifted the company’s debarment from federal contracts in March, a Defense Department spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. . . .

On the Lake Peigneur saga -
The Daily IberianWaiting on Jindal: Governor’s signature all that’s needed for SB 585 About Lake Peigneur to become law

Senate Bill 585, which places a two-year moratorium on constructing solution-mined salt caverns in Iberia Parish, is awaiting Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signature after being sent to his office June 1 from the Secretary of the Senate.
“I’m anticipating a signature pretty soon,” said state Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, who pushed the bill through the House and Senate. “I think it’s just a matter of timing.”
Save Lake Peigneur President Nara Crowley said she is waiting until the bill is law before getting anything started, but she has been in contact with AGL Resources, the company hoping to construct two more Twin Tower-sized salt caverns beneath the lake. . . .