Title: Public Briefing 5/1/13 – Part 5
Source: Assumption Parish
Date: May 1, 2013
At 13:30 in
Gary Hecox, CB&I hydrogeologist: The thermogenic gas from depth has moved upward and has displaced the shallow swamp gas.
So what we talked to you about last November as one of the concerns we had was the deep gas in the MRAA [Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer] coming up and displacing the shallow gas […]
So unfortunately what we told you several months ago that may be happening in terms of the deep gas displacing the shallow swamp gas appears to be occurring. […]
At least some of the methane in the community that is being detected has moved its way up from depth and is now coming up in the shallow part of the system […]
Now we know at least one of the bubble sites has a direct connection to gas coming up through the disturbed rock zone into the aquifer and is coming up through the other bubble sites.
Published: May 3rd, 2013 at 2:20 pm ET
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