Dear Texas Brine, Where are the Status Reports on Your Collapsed Salt Dome in Napoleonville?

Why is all the live monitoring at Lake FUBAR being withheld from the public?

You haven’t put out a “response” since January.

There is live GPS data on all kinds of coordinates and land levels all over Assumption Parish. This data is supposed to public. The helicorders are supposed to be working and half of them are dead or giving out mish-mash. No one has even tended to them (in months!) to even temporarily fix them. The CORS911 system (with LSU help) is supposed to keep giving live GPS data. Acknowledging the big public hazard from Lake FUBAR they said “the CORS911 sentinels will continue to provide the real-time hazard-monitoring solutions needed to support this response for as long as necessary.”

Everything in the caverns is falling to pieces and self-generating quakes are large and frequent so, yeah, CORS911 data is still necessary.

Where’s the info from Sandia Labs, UC Berkeley, JPL, USGS and all the big-shots who we know are watching Lake FUBAR.

Where’s the satellite imagery? Where’s the fly-over photos? Where are still photos?

Keith M. sent this document in
CORS911: Real-Time Subsidence Monitoring of the Napoleonville Salt Dome Sinkhole Using GPS (July 2013)

It is now on the Documents page.
Here’s a Q & A on the 2013 CORS report –
http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/heightmod/2013HeightModNOTESJuly.pdf

But it is from 2013. Then they ran out of money (LSU).

They are supposed to be keeping the CORS911 thing going….

“In May 2013 a commission of scientists, response agents, and stakeholders concluded that subsidence monitoring programs were essential for ensuring public safety [LADNR, 2013b]. The CORS911 system, in coordination with the other monitoring platforms, is a key resource for these objectives. After broader attention to the sinkhole wanes, the CORS911 sentinels will continue to provide the real-time hazard-monitoring solutions needed to support this response for as long as necessary.
http://gurney.faculty.asu.edu/uploads/pdffiles/VentusProject_EOS_whole_eost2013EO43.

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In the comments to the Creep Zone post (scroll down) I put up related docs found. Here they are:

This office has more regional papers too …
http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/heightmod/GuidelinesPublications.shtml#RP

BUSTED! In Aug. (2015) Nanometrics (helicorder providers) brag about their monitors (!!)
Real-time Monitoring with High Performance Seismic Array, Bayou Corne Sinkhole Louisiana, USA

April, 2014 – Mining Induced Seismicity -Monitoring of a Large Scale Salt Cavern Collapse

TILT! Got this 2014 paper on tilting –
UC Berkeley 2014
Nayak, A., and D. S. Dreger, Moment tensor inversion of seismic events associated with the sinkhole at Napoleonville Salt Dome, Louisiana
http://seismo.berkeley.edu/annual_report/2014_contributions/avinash14_1.pdf

and

http://seismo.berkeley.edu/annual_report/2013_contributions/nayak13_1.pdf

Gas-charged fluids creating seismicity associated with a Louisiana sinkhole (2014)

“Natural earthquakes and nuclear explosions produce seismic waves that register on seismic monitoring networks around the globe, allowing the scientific community to pinpoint the location of the events. In order to distinguish seismic waves produced by a variety of activities – from traffic to mining to explosions – scientists study the seismic waves generated by as many types of events as possible. ”

Deborah Dupré –
Bobby Jindal’s Louisiana Sinkhole Gas Creating Quakes Like Explosions, Volcanic Eruptions

NOVA Program

If you missed the show on PBS featuring the collapsed salt dome at Bayou Corne you can see it on line –
Sinkholes—Buried Alive
http://video.pbs.org/viralplayer/2365411270

New Orleans AdvocateBayou Corne’s collapse among sinkholes examined by NOVA

Business InsiderIndiaWhy Massive Sinkholes Open In The Ground Without Warning – Swallowing Cars, Homes, And Sometimes People

KLFYBayou Corne Sinkhole Update [lie alert!]

“A spokesman for brine says only five of its original 53 vent wells are still picking up gas, the breached cavern is filled with sediment, and that the sinkhole has not grown in ten months.”

Examiner – Deborah Dupre: Louisiana sinkhole sacrifice zone survivors lonely, rattled

Tuesday News

The Advocate Residents settle for $48 million in sinkhole lawsuit

KATC – Texas Brine reaches Bayou Corne sinkhole settlement

Mother JonesResidents Displaced by Massive Sinkhole Reach $48 Million Settlement With Mining Company

Thanks to Net Vibes for news links – 😉

Deborah Dupré – La. Sinkhole Nat’l Sacrifice Zone: Energy Refugees Settle, $48M

Washington PostVance McAllister is part of a long line of scandalized Louisiana politicians. A VERY long line.

The Advocate  – Court ruling may lead to higher taxes for salt caverns

“Some cavern owners like Dow, however, have claimed they followed the law, arguing the caverns are land confused, which means it’s not their job to report.”

The Parish Blog has an update. They are still on Code 1.

Fluid Movement at Lake FUBAR at 10 P.M. Thursday + NEWS

THURSDAY NEWS

It shows on many helicorders . . .  it looks like this (LA19):

LA19AP3_2014

 NOTE: Many large quakes in Central America after the big quake swarm (ongoing) in Chile. Wed. – a 5.9 quake in Panama … these may be showing also on the helicorders and sloshing everything around.

At 10:20 a.m. the monitors at LA10-01 and 02 went offline. Quake Watch guy gave a nice answer as to what might be going on there.

FRIDAY NEWS

Oh, the helicorders aren’t turned off at LA10s. Check out Quake Watch‘s info for LA10-01 today. That’s what they don’t want people to see!

The Parish blog has an update today.

Deborah Dupré – Video Of Louisiana 30-Acre Sinkhole Eating Well Pad. People Next? Officials Worry

Friday News – Water Festival is Tomorrow in Baton Rouge

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

JPL – NASA Radar Demonstrates Ability to Foresee Sinkholes

The parish blog has an update. Same work, same Code 1.

The AdvocateJames Gill: Industry spokesman doesn’t worry about the facts

Briggs’ pathetic performance

Is Vermilion Parish Sinking Into the Gulf of Mexico?

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.”

Got Plutonium?

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. . . .”

Some Trouble at LA14 After 2 A.M. & Weekend News

We don’t know what’s going on. Many helicorders irregular.  .   heli_button

LA14 is especially jittery just after 2 a.m..

LA14Jan25_2014

It calmed down a lot at 4:30 a.m.

SUNDAY

Second verse same as the first.  Lots of crazy activity on LA11.

fluid
Large fluid movement at LA10-03 around 9 a.m. Sunday.  It lasted over a half hour.

Before It’s News – SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. General [Honoré] Leading Revolutionary Army To Takeover Louisiana

The Irish ExaminerWelcome to the town that is falling into the earth

“If . . . . .  it breaks through a modest earthen barrier, it will poison the waters of Bayou Corne, forever spoiling these verdant banks. Once a rural paradise, Bayou Corne could become a ghost town as a result of a man-made ulcer whose depths defy understanding.”

. . . .  “So shoddy has oversight been that state officials don’t even know how much money the energy companies owe, its auditing so lackadaisical that last year it collected just $40,729 in severance taxes (paid for the extraction of resources like oil and gas).”

(Jan. 22) Waste well not likely to create sinkhole

HOUMA, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) – Officials say residents close to the proposed Vanguard Environmental wastewater well in Houma should not fear it will eventually become a sinkhole like the 24-acre one in Assumption Parish.

Two weeks ago, the state Supreme Court rejected Terrebonne Parish’s appeal of a lawsuit that would have stopped Vanguard from drilling. . . .

Wed. News – Seismic Rumbles All Night

WED. – Overnight all of the helicorders look like this –
Jan_15_2014helis

The parish officials know “subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3” and they STILL allow Crosstex to store the butane near there and they call it a CODE1. They means if anything happens they are fully responsible for workers’ well-being and nearby motorists etc.

Deborah Dupré – La. sinkhole danger: Officials to reveal methane gas concerns

NOTE:  We added to the Documents page the Texas Brine Contingency Plan that was in The Advocate last week.