Skip to comments.Louisiana's 'Bayou Corne' Evacuated: Swamp Gas Turns into Monster Sinkhole
Posted on 08/04/2012 4:15:55 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper
"Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency Friday in Assumption Parish after officials ordered an immediate evacuation of the Bayou Corne area because a slurry area appeared to be expanding.
"The fear of the unknown prompted the evacuation order," said John Boudreaux, director of the parish's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. "The fear of it possibly compromising either the nearby pipelines or cavern storage areas, that could cause a risk to the community."
Boudreaux said about 150 homes are affected by the order. He was unsure how long it would remain in effect. The governor's emergency proclamation extends through Sept. 2 unless terminated earlier."
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You might want to ping your LA buds....lol
Sounds like the place is gonna blow sky high and that will be the end of fracking. How convenient. Just like the BP oil spill stopped exploration in the gulf...now they are going to stop it on land. The environmental Marxists will be salivating over this and we will just let them win yet another battle in the war to secure our future and energy independence. So sad.
Pole shift coming soon to a town near you!
No fracking there. They are on top of an enormous salt deposit. The salt is mined by pumping fresh water down to the salt and bringing the resulting brine up another pipe. The caverns created by brine mining are gigantic and are used after the mining is completed to store compresses natural gas or, in a few cases, compressed air which is used in Compressed Air Energy Storage power generation. It would appear that there is leakage of odorless natural gas from the top of a cracked or collapsing cavern.
Frankly, it would be hard to gin up environmental panic over this and hurt gas production.
Of course, if the salt dome collapses, we might see some homes swallowed up in the resulting sinkhole.
The video at the site is interesting...just cain’t unnerstan Cajun.
Thanks for the info. This has happened before and the world did not end.
Found this that might interest some:
They are now closing i70 cause of a 36 inch pipeline bend near the area. Trying to power down gas flow now. Been surfing the net on this and as expected the environazi’s are already trying to make hay out of it. If it’s not fracking related, they will start blaming pipelines and there goes the southern leg of the Keystone Pipeline. These people get all gitty when this stuff happens. I despise them. Just reading their bile on the news comment sections makes my blood boil. They love to scare the piss out of folks with disinformation and agenda driven mass causality scenarios.
So, it’s an unsafe corne hole?
Totally different set of circumstances. Though the salt deposit and associated mining might play a factor in this I would suspect not.
Thanks for the Laugh!....lol
All corner holes are unsafe, as they all are filled with gas and could blow at any time.
Ahh cher... I bet dat Boudreaux done took a dump in Bayou Corne A-Gin!
Thanks for posting the video of the Lake Peignur disaster. Fascinating stuff. Incredible that nobody was killed in that.
Shoot you waz rong, You better done got yourself away from dat ting.
I live about 35-30 mile away from dare, ain't worried. Troy and his kin from Swamp People in Pierre Part better be keeping an eyeball out, thay mighty close for too much comfort :)