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so, they know the gas is accumulating in places other than the sinkhole but don't know where.
In addition to the sinkhole, gas is being released from bubbling sites in area bayous and [color=amber]is thought to be gathered in an aquifer and even in shallower rock under the communities.
Welsh’s order follows Boudreaux’s cease and desist order to Texas Brine earlier this week after residents complained about a [color=amber]plugged probe site leaking gas in front of homes on Sauce Piquante Lane.
Boudreaux said he tested the hole and found leaking gas at a concentration that was approaching an explosive level.
Sonny Cranch, spokesman for Texas Brine, said 41 of the holes were drilled in the community and only one leaked.
“Our ultimate goal is to remove the gas from the shallow aquifer and to know where it is,” Cranch said, “and this was the technology we were employing to identify the location of that gas.”
Originally posted by CajunBoy
They have been finding dead animals in Bayou Corne. A few cats, a raccoon, and chickens. They are collecting the dead ones and sending them to LSU or Wildlife and Fisheries to determine cause of death.
Meet the Town That's Being Swallowed by a Sinkhole
About once a month, the residents of Bayou Corne, Louisiana, meet at the Assumption Parish library in the early evening to talk about the hole in their lives. "It was just like going through cancer all over again," says one. "You fight and you fight and you fight and you think, 'Doggone it, I've beaten this thing,' and then it's back." Another spent last Thanksgiving at a 24-hour washateria because she and her disabled husband had nowhere else to go. As the box of tissues circulates, a third woman confesses that after 20 years of sobriety she recently testified at a public meeting under the influence.