New sinkhole flyover footage shows largest growth yet — No more grass road above gas pipeline — Many trees collapsing (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Published: October 15th, 2012 at 3:42 pm ET
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Watch three new flyovers of the sinkhole area from earlier today here

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Assumption Parish Situation Summary, 10/15/2012: “Department of Natural Resource [is] Working with DEQ to ensure integrity of the containment boom around the sink hole”

Watch three new flyovers of the sinkhole area from earlier today here

Published: October 15th, 2012 at 3:42 pm ET
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10 comments to New sinkhole flyover footage shows largest growth yet — No more grass road above gas pipeline — Many trees collapsing (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

  • Chelsea Chelsea

    It's not over yet, either. Look at all of those dead trees. Dead because the land underneath them has been infiltrated by poisons. :(


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  • getoutwhileyoustillcan

    What'll happen if lightening hits one of those trees, with all that oil and crap floating around?


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  • JustmeAlso

    Dead trees and suicide(not that people seem to want to learn):
    http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/24/042.html


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  • JustmeAlso

    Mor;on trees and nuclear danger:
    ''Chernobyl's radioactive trees and the forest fire risk''
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18721292


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  • Cisco Cisco

    Following is the October 15 update from the oil shills, you know the good ole boys at DNR, DEQ, and GOHSEP… “Assumption Parish Long Range Plan”

    I worked for seven years in consultive marketing of bioremediation of hazardous waste, primarily hydrocarbons. Bullet point #7… “•Ensure total remediation of the entire site” is BS. There isn’t enough money, manpower, and cooperation from the oil companies to remediate the condition that has developed in Bayou Corne; and, it is not over. The land and the water in that area are poisoned virtually forever. Anyone living within a mile of the sinkhole should be evacuated due to the Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)….”fumes” as layman might say.
    This is not a unique event. Sinkholes caused by salt dome failures due to oil industry operations are common worldwide. But, this time these greedy bastards have screwed the pooch.
    The/their “Plan” appears to look as though the authorities have the matter in hand. The truth is they don’t have a clue how to stop what’s happening because there is no way to stop it. The edge of the salt dome is irreparably damaged…GFL.
    Assumption Parish Long Range Plan
    DNR:
    • Conducting testing of investigatory well to determine cavern condition and root cause
    • Scientific Group conference calls/meetings will be scheduled weekly to review new data and
    issues that arise
    • Continue source investigation and file review
    • Evaluate results of monitoring data and take necessary action


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    • Cisco Cisco

      continued…DNR, DEQ and GOHSEP BS Plan

      • Monitor operations at investigatory well and sink hole (day light hours)
      • Staff on standby to assist incident commander
      • Ensure total remediation of the entire site *
      *Editor's note: This is impossible.
      • Continue to pursue landowner access agreements
      • Implement Shaw E&I’s Plan of Action
      • Install observation/vent wells as necessary
      • Install geoprobe observation wells as necessary
      • Conduct industrial well sampling weekly and bubble sites as reported.
      • Dome operators to identify presence of natural gas and vent as necessary
      • Ensure Texas Brine fully complies with the Commissioner of Conservation’s Order dated 11
      Oct 2012
      DEQ:
      • Continue to conduct sampling on air and water in area of operation
      • Total remediation of the entire site
      • Continue to conduct hazard assessment monitoring with APSD in resident homes and
      properties when requested.


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  • arclight arclight

    Oil Spill Causes Short-Term Damage to Rat DNA, Implications for the Gulf?

    “The new study of rats shows a direct link between respiratory exposure to compounds discharged by the fuel and damage to genetic material. In order to analyse the possible alterations to the DNA and its repair processes, the researchers took blood samples from each animal and carried out cytogenic tests.”

    http://nuclear-news.net/2012/10/16/oil-spill-causes-short-term-damage-to-rat-dna-implications-for-the-gulf/

    blimey! :( not good..


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    • arclight arclight

      It must be borne in mind that certain higher risk groups, such as children, pregnant women and those suffering from cardiorespiratory illnesses “should avoid exposure to fuel as much as possible,” Valdiglesias concludes.


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  • Max1 Max1

    Man made disasters that foist great environmental impacts upon us all have. got. to. stop. !!!


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