Texas Brine: “Total area of sinkhole including surrounding subsidence band is about 14 to 15 acres” (VIDEO)

Published: December 19th, 2012 at 8:07 am ET
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Follow-up to: Louisiana sinkhole grows to 8 acres

Title: Bayou Corne Resident MTG
Source: rainbeaudais
Date: Dec 18, 2012

Part 1 at 4:45 in

Bruce Martin, Texas Brine Company, LLC vice president of operation:

The sinkhole itself is approximately a little under 8 and-a-half acres right now.

The total area of the sinkhole, including the surrounding subsidence band, is about 14 to 15 acres.

Part 7 at 2:00 in

Gary Hecox, a Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure Inc. geologist working on the issue for the State of Louisiana:

It’s changing all the time. That means things are coming up, gas is coming up, it’s burping, you get crude coming up. It‘s changing all the time. [...]

The collapse zone is not stable. The sinkhole is not stable.

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Published: December 19th, 2012 at 8:07 am ET
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