Friday, August 10, 2012

Update on Louisiana Sinkhole

According to a report in today's Advocate, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources and Texas Brine Co. officials knew about problems since January 2011, and possibly earlier, that one of the company’s salt dome caverns may have developed problems that could be causing the sinkhole in Assumption Parish. They also admitted that there is an accumulation of radioactive scale from NORM (naturally occurring radioactive material) in the brine they stored.

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