Revised (with time)
On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 5:30 pm, DNR will hold an operational meeting to inform residents of current and future activity in Bayou Corne. The meeting will be held at the Texas Brine command trailer located at Sportman’s Landing.
“A Louisiana judge on Monday blocked a Texas company from sending incinerated material from an Ebola victim’s Dallas apartment to Louisiana even though health officials say the burned medical waste poses no risk and a Lake Charles disposal company that was to bury it in a landfill there decided not to.
State Judge Robert Downing, who is sitting in for state District Judge Kay Bates at the 19th Judicial District Court, on Monday signed the temporary restraining order, which in part asks for more information about the safety of the waste.”
“Historical groundwater withdrawals have caused the loss of land-surface elevation, or subsidence, in the Houston-Galveston region. Loss of surface elevation is a concern as it may increase the potential for more intense flooding in the study area according to the latest annual report conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey. “
South Florida’s coastal neighborhoods may see flooding on perfectly sunny days Wednesday through Friday from the annual arrival of extreme high tides called king tides. At this time of year, the moon comes closest to the earth and lines up its gravitational pull with that of the sun, causing the year’s highest tides.