Thursday, November 7, 2013

New Containment Berm Cracks From Around ASSUMPTION SINKHOLE

via WWLTV local news

Katie Moore / Eyewitness News
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BAYOU CORNE, La. -- New cracks formed in the containment berm around the Assumption Parish sinkhole as seismic activity increased for a prolonged period.
Because of that increase in activity, which typically precipitates a “burp” where more land is swallowed, work has been at a standstill at the site.
One of the insurance backers for Texas Brine, the company blamed for causing the sinkhole disaster, is suing Texas Brine to get out of paying the cost of the disaster.
“It's unsettling to say the least,” said Ethel Gaudet, owner of one of the 150 properties that are still under a mandatory evacuation order in Bayou Corne because of the disaster.
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