Follow-up to: Louisiana sinkhole grows to 8 acres
Title: Bayou Corne Resident MTG
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.
Published: December 19th, 2012 at 8:07 am ET
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