. . . just to cheer everyone up!
NOTE – The blast potential was figured here with cavern at full capacity for butane. The cavern holds 1.5 million barrels but that is the capacity … not how much butane is in there. Crosstex updates have the current butane amounts. So it is really less than 100 Hiroshimas.
Also this for people interested – Bayou Corne And The New Madrid Fault Could Connect With Cayce Predictions < has also material from Jack Reed
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This sinkhole is a bigger deal than some might think.
What is the Mitt Obomney plan on this, anybody know, other than get out of Dodge?
First of all there are some 50 salt domes in the area of Assumption Parish. The story of what is in them seems to change daily. If this gas is ignited the explosion would roughly be one and one half times larger than the biggest nuclear device in U.S. service. This is not taking into consideration the oil and gas pipelines in the area, all about 50 miles from Baton Rouge.
Some estimates from Deborah Dupre’s sources indicate a blast area of some 4 KM, enough to damage cement buildings. It would include Donaldsonville, Louisiana. There are huge refineries all over the area all the way to Houston, many pipelines and smaller refineries. Locals are reporting tremors in the area.
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