Mercury Rising

The AdvocateNoranda plant in St. James Parish seeks permit to emit mercury

“Noranda officials told the state Department of Environmental Quality in April and May that they believe the mercury is rising from steam vents tied to plant heat exchangers, although DEQ has not permitted the release of mercury into the air from anywhere at the plant.” . . . << and DEQ is gonna do ZIP about it!

“. . . Bryan Johnston, senior environmental scientist [PR speak for shill] in DEQ’s Air Permits Division, said “there is no indication at this point that there is anything to be concerned about.””

Back at Lake FUBAR – there was a big bang at 7:05 this morning shown on LA12 monitor. Another one at 9:10 … but it could be from work crew. They are probably trying to repair their submerged berm. Another big bang at 10 p.m. suggests these bangs are not caused by work crews.

Strange Sounds – Mysterious Booms In Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana, Hawaii And Hampshire, UK – What’s going on?  –  Recent booms in Texas

Catching up on Brain-Eating Amoeba in Tap Water stories –