Wednesday, March 13 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-03-13 22:46:53 GMT
Texas Brine will have appraisers begin assessing properties Monday and will begin offering buyouts to homeowners in the Bayou Corne area.The company will meet with a federal judge to see if they can talkMore >>
Texas Brine will have appraisers begin assessing properties near the giant Louisiana sinkhole Monday and will begin offering buyouts to homeowners in the Bayou Corne area.More >>
BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) -
According to officials, seismic activity called spasmodic bursts were
reported from the site of the nine acre sinkhole Tuesday night in Bayou Corne.
Spasmodic bursts are many rapid-fire earthquakes. More than 90 mini
earthquakes happened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Some of the spasmodic bursts lasted a few minutes while
others were longer. Tremors have been reported in that area as far back
as last May.
This information was released about three hours before the news conference was over where Governor Bobby Jindal addressed the sinkhole.
In that meeting, Texas Brine says they will have appraisers on site Monday to assess properties affected by the sinkhole, and will begin offering buyouts of the properties. Governor Jindal says Texas-Brine will make this happen within weeks, not months.
Tuesday, November 26 2013 5:32 PM EST2013-11-26 22:32:12 GMT
Bayou Corne residents are taking their concerns over the sinkhole disaster straight to Louisiana officials. They joined retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore and Assumption Parish leaders for a hearingMore >>
Bayou Corne residents, retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore and others went before the Department of Natural Resources to weigh-in on proposed regulations on salt domes.More >>
Tuesday, November 12 2013 6:55 AM EST2013-11-12 11:55:18 GMT
Concerned homeowners in Assumption Parish will have a chance to talk about new observation relief wells being installed at the sinkhole.The meeting is scheduled for 5:30pm Tuesday night at the CommandMore >>
Concerned homeowners will get a chance Tuesday to learn more information about the new relief wells being installed near the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana.More >>
Friday, November 8 2013 12:59 PM EST2013-11-08 17:59:14 GMT
Crews have been given the green light to continue work on the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana. There was a flyover of Bayou Corne on Thursday to obtain new pictures of the sinkhole from the air.More >>
Crews have been given the green light to continue work on the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana after a crack on one of the berms put a halt to things. More >>
Monday, October 28 2013 12:30 PM EDT2013-10-28 16:30:16 GMT
There has been more activity at the site of the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana, including the development of a crack on one of the berms. According to the Assumption Parish Police Jury, the crackMore >>
There has been more activity at the site of the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana, including the development of a crack on one of the berms.More >>
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. Click here to see the photos from August 2012 until now.More >>
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. The sinkhole, or slurry, is consuming land and trees. Many images are from the Assumption Parish Police Jury. Click here to see the photos from August until now. More >>
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