LEAN Photos + Tuesday News

Did we post this before? LEAN FLY OVER PHOTOS from Jan. 27th.

Looking around for more pictures of Lake FUBAR . . . .

This photo of huge methane activity is from August (it may have copyright so just a link is posted).

And this

And this

More pictures are in links in the COMMENTS here, contributed by Walter.

The flood watch is extended until this afternoon for Assumption Parish.

ENE-News – Expert: “We’re actually starting to see fractures occurring in this disturbed zone at the surface” around giant Louisiana sinkhole (VIDEO)    from the resident meeting


MORE news here later  . . .


New Sinkhole Photos

Freedomrox sent this photo

Louisiana DNR photo

Also this one – (and he may have found them from ENE-News reader IBUILTTHIS)

Louisiana DNR Photo


Some more photos from DNR here.

The Parish blog photos have a few new ones posted.

Look at the ‘driveway’ (ramp into the sinkhole for equipment)! –


From Dec. 11 photo from the parish Flickr site.

Thurs. News – Sinkhole Expanding More!

Some posts here today go under ‘editorial’ dept. 😉

From Assumption Parish:

DNR has advised that the following information has been posted
-Current Status of Cavern Operations
-Precision Level Surveys & Subsidence Analysis

On the situation update (10-10) they stick to their “swamp gas” story. (page 6)

Expert links gas, sinkhole

“Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure geologist Gary Hecox wove together some of the first threads publicly linking the events in the Bayou Corne area during the past four months.
“It is very likely the release of oil and the gas we’re seeing, the cavern collapse and the sinkhole are all related,” Hecox said in summarizing what was suggested by the latest data that he and his colleagues had been sharing with residents.”

Economy boom in Louisiana expected because of petrochemical expansions planned in the state.

Sheen at Deepwater Horizon disaster site is BP oil

WAFB has a photo slideshow of the sinkhole.

WAFB – Crews plan another flight over sinkhole (today)
The ExaminerLa. sinkhole was predicted, grows 500 square feet larger after seismic activity

“. . . . in 2010, experts foretold a methane crisis, one saying a methane-caused sinkhole could result from BP’s oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico.”

ENE-News – Gas pipeline found floating in giant sinkhole (PHOTOS)

Examiner25 foot pipeline section floats to sinkhole surface

Assumption Parish PHOTO:

Pilot films “substantial amounts of fresh-looking oil” in Gulf around BP’s Macondo reservoir (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

              Oil reported in Gulf matches BP’s Macondo Well

Concern that BP’s fresh oil is coming from fractures in floor of Gulf