March 9 Meeting and Monday News

Saturday meeting isn’t one called by the police jury –

The meeting last from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The meeting will be at the American Legion Hall at 3336 Highway 70, in Pierre Part. the event is open to the public

NBC33 tv news

UPDATE, Mar. 5

Sinkhole case draws Brockovich

“Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and a California attorney hired by 25 Assumption Parish residents evacuated due to a giant sinkhole near Bayou Corne are heading to Pierre Part on Saturday to talk to other residents about their legal options, the attorney said Monday.”

Before it is News: La Sinkhole: Erin Brockovich to the Rescue Despite CNN

WAFB – Erin Brockovich to meet with people affected by Louisiana sinkhole < has video

The Insurance JournalActivist Brockovich to Speak with Residents Near Louisiana Sinkhole < has updates on some of the  sinkhole lawsuits.

LINK –  k6L6fLejiScs6h8

UPDATE, Mar. 7

Strange Sounds – Hollywood at Bayou Corne: Erin Brockovich gets involved with Assumption sinkhole

Gary Hecox’s geology info presented at the Feb. 19 State Senate meeting on Bayou Corne is on line.

Power failure blamed in New Orleans [Sunday] water issues

Not related to the man-made Bayou Corne salt dome collapse:  Live in Florida and worried about a sinkhole like the one in the news this weekend? – What causes sinkhole? How to detect sinkholes? How to prevent sinkholes? Sinkhole warning signs – from Strange Sounds

“In the U.S., sinkholes are especially common in Texas, Alabama, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Florida, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.”

1.5 quake Ladson, South Carolina

New DNR Inspection Report is out (Mar. 3)

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