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Bayou Corne sinkhole swallows six more trees [but they claim it’s stabilizing . . . ]
See also – ‘If TEPCO Ran the Salt Cavern Collapse Response‘
Afternoon update from the parish blog says they are keeping the Code 1 status.
Friday – the parish blog admits the new south berm is being re-directed. Evening update: helicorders still very active Friday night.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration Friday announced a strategy to start slashing emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas released by landfills, cattle, and leaks from oil and natural gas production. . . .
Originally posted on Assumption Parish Police Jury:
At approximately 3:45 this afternoon, a burp and slough-in occurred on the sinkhole. Debris is present and floating on the sinkhole and trees near Pad #3 sloughed in. A slight odor of hydrocarbons is present in the Bayou Corne community. As information develops, it will be shared here.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Crews were working through the night after a barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching. . . .
As much as 168,000 gallons of thick shipping fuel may have spilled into Galveston Bay after a ship and barge collided near the Texas City dike Saturday afternoon, sparking closures on the waterway and prompting a massive cleanup effort. . . . < has photos
‘Old’ news getting recycled about Bayou Corne for some reason. NSA pranking the web?
1 P.M. fluid movement at lake FUBAR. It shows up at the LA10 bottom borehole.
St. James Parish – New Orleans Times-Picayune – EPA opposes state air permit for Nucor iron plant in Convent
Save Lake Peigneur, Inc. & LEAN’s lawsuit against the division of Coastal Management within the Department of Natural Resources will be held on:
Date: Wednesday, March 26
9 AM 10 A.M.
Place: Iberia Parish Courthouse
300 S Iberia Street, New Iberia
The lawsuit against the state resulted from Coastal Management (CM) granting the permit to dredge contingent on Injection & Mining Division granting the final permit making. We dispute that Coastal Management did not do due diligence by granting the permit.
Try and show up if you can even if just for a short time.
REMINDER - MARCH 8 the Green Army Water Festival in Baton Rouge is at the State Capitol Grounds
from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m..
If you care about clean Louisiana water try to go. DETAILS
The parish blog has an update. Same work, same Code 1.
The Advocate – James Gill: Industry spokesman doesn’t worry about the facts
Carlsbad salt dome nuke disaster — IKK!! “Scientists will also eventually begin testing the salt mined in the north mine for radiation contamination. WIPP currently sells the salt to local private industry, including for use as salt feed at local dairies. Franco [of DOE] said he thinks the DOE should be able to continue selling the mined salt.”
Before It’s News – 3 Methane Gas Leak/Explosions In 2 Days, Expect More, Scientists Say
Near Charlotte, N.C. – Several Quail Hollow students sickened at school
“. . . . Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials said authorities were working to determine the cause of the illnesses, but a report from Medic called the situation a “gas leak.”
Charlotte Fire Department Spokesman Mark Basnight told the Observer there was no evidence of a gas leak, and that firefighters hadn’t detected any substance when they arrived. . . .”