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Louisiana Giant Sinkhole In Assumption Parish
Aug 4, 2012  For more than two months, officials from federal to local have been unable to pin down the source of a natural gas leak and tremors in assumption parish.
But on Thursday a 200 by 200 foot "slurry area" has appeared in bayou corne in northern assumption parish.
The formation of the slurry area was accompanied by a diesel-like odor that some residents said burned their eyes and noses but dissipated by midmorning Friday...
Assumption parish officials declared an emergency and called for an evacuation of residents living near the nearly 1-acre muddy site.

A potential failure of a cavern operated by Texas brine company may have caused the slurry area, or sinkhole, which swallowed full-grown trees and denuded a formerly forested patch of cypress swamp.
Final determination of a positive link between the failure of the cavern and either the natural gas bubbling or the slurry area has not been made.
In response, gov. bobby jindal declared an emergency Friday.

New Madrid fault mid-America

Huge sinkholes, earth cracks - ignored by media

Omen of death dying birds, animals, many pages

Various things could be tied together.
We live on one single earth.
We call seas and waters by different names but they are one sea.
Louisiana and Mississippi states are next to each other so its logical the waters would be affected all over there and in the Gulf of Mexico.  See a map.

The judgments of Revelation (Apocalypse) are upon us.


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Louisiana sinkhole local sheds light inside mystery disaster area
Aug. 17, 2012  The information below was based on the Advocate article after its interview with Mr. Dan Borné. As president of Louisiana Chemical Association, Mr. Borné, for competitive reasons, declined to identify which chemical manufacturing plants were impacted because natural gas pipelines near the sinkhole disaster were ordered to shut down by the Louisiana Office of Conservation, he told Dupré in a telephone conversation Wednesday. Mr. Borné represents companies that receive natural gas from pipelines that run near the disaster area. Naming the impacted companies could be disadvantageous to some chemical plant operations because many members of the LCA compete with one another both domestically and internationally.

Cancer Alley area local speaks from inside the heart of the 'Great Sinkhole Disaster of 2012' human rights abuses
After a chemical industry spokesperson this week declined disclosing names of companies directly involved in Louisiana’s sinkhole disaster, Tuesday evening, until officials arrived to erect a decontamination unit in his back yard, Bayou Corne local Dennis Landry disclosed to the Examiner that Crosstex owns the nearby 1.2 million barrel butane-filled facility; locals still there feel safe; and managers of the dubbed, “Great Sinkhole Disaster of 2012” are admired.
Louisiana Chemical Association President Dan Borné declined naming oil and gas plant names directly involved in the disaster, The Advocate reported. Bayou Corne resident and community businessman Dennis Landry, however, spoke openly to the Examiner about what he knows and hopes officials are doing.

Isaac shifts toward sinkhole, ‘extremely dangerous,’ Mobile Command demobilizes
August 27, 2012  Tropical Storm Isaac
With the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's flooding and oil and gas explosions hours away, Tropical Storm Isaac gained strength Sunday and forecasters warned Isaac could become an extremely dangerous Category 2 hurricane as it begins tracking toward the northern Gulf Coast in the Bayou Corne, Louisiana sinkhole vicinity where Mobile Command is demobilizing and more residents are told to evacuate.

As Isaac's drew new strength early Sunday during a warm-water crossing of the Florida Straits after causing havoc in Cuba and leaving four dead in Haiti, Assumption Parish, home of Louisiana’s giant sinkhole is further threatened.
"Tropical Storm Isaac gained fresh muscle Sunday as it bore down on the Florida Keys and forecasters warned Isaac could grow into an extremely dangerous Category 2 hurricane as it begins tracking toward the northern Gulf Coast," reports Associated Press.

"Currently Isaac is a tropical storm that's expected to become a hurricane as it reaches Key West ... then it will move into the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to strengthen," said Meteorologist Jessica Schauer with the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami.
"Our forecast is that as the system moves northward it is forecast to strengthen to a Category 2," she said, adding an ultimate landfall is possible on the northern Gulf Coast late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

Isaac is expected to hit land as a strong Category 2 hurricane Wednesday, the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Katrina flooded 80 percent of New Orleans and all of St. Bernard Parish in 2005, killed more than 1,400 Louisiana residents, and dumped more oil on the area than the Exxon-Valdez oil disaster contaminated.
Part of the worst environmental catastrophic nightmare that is unfolding in the sinkhole area is now Isaac's anticipated flooding and high winds.

Louisiana state Gov. Jindal said Isaac could bring 12 to 16 inches of rain with tropical storm winds lasting up to 36 hours and up to eight hours of hurricane winds, defined as 75 mph or more.
By late Monday night, south Louisiana will be feeling heavy storm conditions.
"Early, early Tuesday ... is when we could see the greatest storm conditions in this area," said Scott Whelchel, Homeland Security director for St. Charles Parish.

Sinkhole parish evacuating more residents
Assumption Parish officials have declared a state of emergency due to Isaac.
On Sunday afternoon, Gov. Jindal urged Assumption Parish residents in low-lying areas to evacuate. Much of the parish is swampland and bayous, including the area where the sinkhole is located and continues to expand and bubble.

The sinkhole Mobile Command Unit is demobilizing.
“State agencies currently at the Mobile Command Post in Bayou Corne will be demoblilizing immediately,” parish officials stated Sunday night.
“This measure is for the protection of the equipment involved."
Last week, it was reported that the giant Bayou Corne sinkhole radiation level is 15 times over state limit and residents were urged to record health signs by using Louisiana Environmental Action Network's new reporting tool.

Friday evening, sinkhole area residents learned at a public meeting that if the cavern below the sinkhole is fractured, there is little that can be done to repair it, according to Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) civil engineer who is coordinating the science group studying the sinkhole, Chris Knotts, who addressed the approximately 350 attendees.

Assumption Parish Schools will be open on Monday, August 27. Officials have not decided whether schools will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, officials report.
Authorities said a new hurricane watch has been issued from the mouth of the Mississippi River, excluding New Orleans metro area.

End Time Current Events: 8-28-12

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Louisiana sinkhole shifts gasline
August 15, 2012  
 Louisiana Sinkhole Raises Concerns of Explosions and Radiation.
A nearly 400-foot deep sinkhole in Louisiana has swallowed all of the trees in its area and enacted a mandatory evacuation order for residents for fear of potential radiation and explosions.
The sinkhole bends, shifts natural gas pipeline.
As a result, officials shut down vehicular traffic over a 4 mile stretch of LA 70.

They believe it may be have been caused by a nearby salt cavern owned by the Texas Brine Company.
After being used for nearly 30 years, the cavern was plugged in 2011 and officials believe the integrity of the cavern may have somehow been compromised, leading to the sinkhole.
Texas Brine should drill a well to investigate as soon as possible, obtain samples from the cavern.
There was bubbling in the water and the sinkhole is near areas where there has been exploration for oil and gas in the past, which would make the presence of low levels of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) possible.
The state's Department of Environmental Quality said water samples from the sinkhole showed oil and diesel on its surface, but initial readings did not detect radiation.

LA Sink Hole Near 1.5 Million Barrels of Butane Aug 10, 2012

400-Foot Deep Sinkhole Swallows Boat in Louisiana
A 400-foot deep sinkhole in Louisiana is getting bigger and today swallowed the boat of two cleanup workers who had to be rescued from the hole!

Louisiana Boat Disappears Into Sinkhole, Workers Rescued working on the cleanup of the diesel.
The workers were rescued by airboat. They were uninjured but their boat disappeared into the sinkhole.
The cleanup process has been halted.  DUH.

Sinkhole grows 400 feet, gas pressure too great for drillers
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
 Along with both increased seismic activity and gas bubbling sites in recent days, Assumption Parish officials reported that the Bayou Corne, Louisiana sinkhole has grown 400 square feet, according to Texas Brine LLC, as the drillers found they were unable to set the exploratory well due to the gas pressure, and evacuees learn that they might be unable to return home for a year.
Tuesday, Assumption Parish officials reported, "Texas Brine reported a 20′ x 20′ growth of the sinkhole."
View slideshow: Louisiana sinkhole flyover screenshots 9.18.12 showing 400 foot growth since last flyover
The expanding sinkhole covers part of the massive 1-mile by 3-mile Napoleonville Salt Dome used by oil and gas companies to store and supply hydrocarbons and brine to nearby refineries in the nation's area known as Cancer Alley.

another forum comments on this sinkhole

Sinkhole grows, hits Assumption business and home values
1 Oct 2012
 The sinkhole in Assumption Parish keeps getting bigger.
The parish's director of homeland security and emergency preparedness, John Boudreaux, says a 1,500 square foot section of the earth caved in last week, pulling down several trees and part of a road.
The road that caved in was built to assist in the cleanup efforts. The sinkhole is about four acres in size and has grown since it emerged on August third.

150 homes in two nearby communities are evacuated as a result of the sinkhole.
Experts believe an underground brine cavern encased in a salt dome could be the cause of the sink hole. Sonar testing inside the cavern began a few days ago.

Boudreaux says an unknown substance was found at the bottom of the cavern. "The substance could be soil and sand that now has entered the cavern that created the sinkhole."

Scientists are still trying to determine precisely why the hole appeared.
Residents and businesses in the area are growing increasingly concerned that it may swallow up their investments.  
The hole filled with sludge and muck as it swallowed hundreds of yards of swampland.  
Area residents have been worried not only by tremors, possibly caused by natural gas shifting underground in or near the dome, but also by concerns the value of their homes and business could suffer.

400-Foot Deep Sinkhole Swallows Boat in Louisiana
A 400-foot deep sinkhole in Louisiana is getting bigger and today swallowed the boat of two cleanup workers who had to be rescued from the hole!

Louisiana Boat Disappears Into Sinkhole, Workers Rescued working on the cleanup of the diesel.
The workers were rescued by airboat. They were uninjured but their boat disappeared into the sinkhole.
The cleanup process has been halted.  DUH.

October 9, 2012  
 The people of Bayou Corne have been through a lot. It started this summer when residents of the small bayou community about 70 miles west of New Orleans began feeling tremors and reporting foul odors. Then in August, a large sinkhole — near the site of a cavern that has long been mined by the Texas Brine Co. — threatened the town and forced evacuations. And the news keeps getting worse: Now officials are warning the residents of a powerful buildup of methane gas under Bayou Corne that could cause a massive explosion:
An as-yet undetermined amount of natural gas is trapped in the aquifer underneath the Bayou Corne community, state and parish officials have said.
The area has been rattled by earth tremors, has waterways with gas bubbling to the surface, and is in the vicinity of a 4-acre sinkhole south of La. 70 that has grown larger since its emergence Aug. 3. Bayou Corne’s 150 households have been evacuated since the sinkhole appeared just off the edge of the Napoleonville Dome, a 1-mile-by-3-mile underground salt deposit.
Local officials have told the Advocate they’re very concerned that the odorless and colorless gas is accumulating to the point where it could burst through the ground with explosive force:

New Madrid Mega Quake Tied To Sinkhole: Perhaps Imminent? Man Made Or An Act Of God?
October 11, 2012
 Over the years they have been filling a nearby salt dome in Assumption, Parish, Louisiana with radioactive waste and 1.5 million barrels of liquid Butane. If this sinkhole continues to devour land and trees in this area, it may eventually breach this storage area releasing not only toxic radiation into the environment, but also butane which will then become exposed to the air above. All it would take then would be the spark from a car ignition or some other source of fire to set in motion an explosion which some suggest could be equivalent to about 100 nuclear bombs similar to those used on Nagasaki or Hiroshima, in Japan. As bad as all of that would be, there is something even worse that could come from this.

An explosion on that magnitude would create a giant crater deep in the earth exposing this salt dome to the elements. Since this salt dome is also connected to the much larger Luann salt basin, that means water from the bayou will trickle down and quickly become a torrent of water to dissolve the salt in areas covering 5 states, up to a mile thick. As the salt dome looses integrity, all of those deep oil wells will become funnels to either blow out or pull more water into the cavity. When that finally collapses, ALL of Louisiana will sink into the Gulf of Mexico. Parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida will also be underwater. The salt dome under the Texas gulf will also collapse, sending a huge tsunami tidal wave as far inland as the Balcones Escarpment. Cities like Houston and New Orleans will sink into the ocean, never to be seen again. Cities like Fort Worth, Dallas, Waco, Austin, and San Antonio will also be flooded, but might be restored as the tidal wave recedes.

The New Madrid fault and Mississippi river basin is being targeted with HAARP, fracking tech drilling operations, and possibly other means (such as nuclear explosions). They are planning to create an earthquake in that region to split this nation with an inland sea from Chicago to New Orleans. It will not be an “act of God.”.

This sounds like all prophecies of the New Madrid fault line given in the last few decades.

Seems like around the time of the Gulf oil spill, someone posted about  dangerous methane gas under the United States that could cause massive destruction. They were entertaining the thought of detonating a nuclear device to stop the oil spill and this person posted warning of the danger.
Pastor CJ, do you remember that posting? This article sparked a memory about it, do you know what I'm talking about or am I getting senile?

YOU ARE NOT SENILE, you are among the FEW awake.
I have 16 pages here of info on the Gulf of Mexico April 2010 'oil spill' and BP and all the conspiracies involved.  IT WAS INTENTIONAL.
Start looking lol

CATASTASTROPHE! * Oil Gusher in the Gulf

Centralia Pennsylvania
Google Centralia Pennsylvania prophecy for more info.  I have seen stuff about this and dangers of fracking for oil causing quakes.
Massive Underground Coal Fire Started in 1962 Still Burns Today
Located in Pennsylvania, United States, Centralia population has dwindled from over 1,000 residents in 1981 to 12 in 2005 and 9 in 2007,
as a result of a 45-year-old mine fire burning beneath the town.
Centralia, PA, a coal mining town became a ghost town for one of the most bizarre reasons imaginable,
a fire started in 1962 to burn trash in a dump inadvertently spread to a coal seam underground and has simply never stopped burning.,_Pennsylvania

New official map of giant sinkhole dimensions shows significant growth (PHOTO)
October 14th, 2012

Officials confirm the crude oil covering the giant sinkhole in Assumption Parish, LA is coming from a massive underground formation(s) of crude oil and gas, and officials don’t know how to stop it. In the Napoleonville Salt Dome below the sinkhole, there is an estimated 500 billion cubic feet of gas and 200 million gallons of crude oil.
A new map of the sinkhole’s dimension.

The ground is sinking – gettin lower under ground water level.
Its WAY bigger than their blue line, the water is extending dozens of feet beyond their supposed edge.
The yellow oil boom must be at least 80' beyond the supposed edge in green.
Their definition of 'edge' must be the point where a hundred-foot tall tree starts getting sucked down.
90 million cubic feet of dirt collapsed into the cavern so far. Texas Brine said the sinkhole is only 15 million cubic feet (Oct 10th). I would guess things will be moving around for a while.

Louisiana sinkhole disaster
October 14, 2012
 Does the sinkhole extend to New Orleans?
LOTS of FEMA generators marked for New Orleans stacked high at Pensacola Florida - why?
What is This All About?  EMP?  Sinkhole?  Hurricane?  Prepping For Something!
Home Depot store in Panama City, Florida video shows where an awful lot of generators are all lined up and ready to be shipped to New Orleans.
Generally only 3 or 4 generators are kept in stock.
This video was taken on 10/06/2012 at the Panama City, FL Home Depot.
This Home Depot was a temporary drop off location of many generators that are destined for New Orleans.

There is a NEW oil slick in Gulf
Here is my multi-page documentation of the 2010 Gulf Deepwater disaster


La. sinkhole was predicted, grows 500 square feet larger after seismic activity
OCTOBER 11, 2012

FEMA disaster domes for Texas
October 15, 2012  
 Strange Domes to Line the Texas Coast
FEMA Funding Impenetrable Dome Structures Around Houston
Disaster-proof domes that can sustain winds in excess of 250 mph will cost taxpayers more than $50 a foot.

WATCH thread
Tex disaster domes, Louisiana expanding sinkhole bomb-New Madrid quake, Gulf oil spill again

Martial law close

NEW Gulf oil spill Oct 2012 ?
Gulf Oil rig explodes, sinks April 22, 2010
Deepwater Horizon rig sank on April 22, two days after it exploded and caught fire while finishing a well for BP


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Underground Bunker in Louisiana Explodes with 7000ft Mushroom Cloud
Some sort of an explosion or something sent a plume of smoke 7000 feet into the air. This happened in Louisiana near Camp Minden on Monday night around 11:30pm. Multiple witnesses apparently reported that they saw something falling down from the sky towards the earth before the mushroom cloud was created.

Video of news clip:

Webster S.O. confirms bunker explosion at Camp Minden
Oct 16, 2012
Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton says hazmat experts tell him the underground bunker containing explosives that blew up late Monday night at Camp Minden worked exactly as it was designed to do.
Sexton describes the bunker, in the "L-1 area," as an "igloo," constructed of concrete. He says they were built in the 50s. The underground bunkers are designed to send any blast up instead of out to lessen the shock wave impact. No one was injured.

The force of the explosion was felt across a wide area just before 11:40 p.m. Monday, with reports of people feeling the blast from Minden to Shreveport and well beyond. The explosion site was discovered right at sun-up.
The National Weather Service later issued a statement describing radar imagery showing a debris/smoke plume right around 11:30 p.m. approximately one and one half miles southwest of Dixie Inn, which is where the Camp Minden Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant is located. The NWS says the debris plume drifted northwest at about 10 miles per hour and dissipated after about 30 minutes.

Webster Chief Deputy Bobby Igo says the bunker belongs to a company called Explo Systems, Inc. A news conference was scheduled for 9 a.m. to be held by officials from Explo was pushed to 11 a.m., but that was canceled at the last minute with no explanation given.
When reached by phone, Explo Chief Operations Officer Terri Wright would only say he had no comment. Neither Explo nor authorities have said yet what kind of explosives were stored in the bunker.

3-D Radar of Mystery Object That Hit Louisiana
 According to the National Weather Service, a large bunker explosion occurred Monday night in Webster Parish, La., around 30 miles east of Shreveport. The event occurred near the border of the Camp Minden Army ammunition plant. "A large flash was observed," the Shreveport, La., National Weather Service reported. "[C]itizens were shaken out of bed and windows were shattered during the late night hours Oct. 15." The explosion occured shortly before 11:28 p.m.
The explosion sent a mystery object flying that was captured by radar in Shreveport. Speculation this morning focused on the possibilities of UFO's and meteors before the confirmation of the bunker explosion was released.
AccuWeather's Jesse Ferrell pulled some 3D radar images from GRLevelX software this morning of the "mystery object."

Redstone Arsenal officials: Explosion occurred during 'normal scope of operations'
A man injured in an explosion at Building 5400 Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center Tuesday morning was acting "within the normal scope of operations," when the blast occurred, according to preliminary reports from Redstone Arsenal.
The explosion occurred around 8 a.m. Officials said the man's injuries are not life threatening.


Louisiana sinkhole methane caused Minden explosions is possibility
OCT 19, 2012
 At least ten powerful explosions Monday night at Camp Minden after a meteor shower have raised many questions, including whether Louisiana's sinkhole area aquifer explosive-level methane could have traveled north where hit by a meteorite causing the blasts, a possibility according to a physicist and an astrophysicist interviewed by Deborah Dupré Friday. Heavier meteor showers are predicted this weekend.

"If there is enough methane in the air, just about anything (like a rock hitting another rock, causing a spark) could ignite explosions," physicist Steve Knudsen said in an email Friday.
While some believe Monday night's explosions could not have been caused by a meteorite because the objects are cold when they reach Earth, Knudsen and chair of West Virginia University Department of Astrophysics Dr. Duncan Lorimer refute that.

"Meteors burn up up but meteorites hit the ground and are hot on impact," Dr. Lorimer told Dupré Friday in a separate email.
"Depending on the size of the meteor, it would not necessarily be cold by the time it hits the earth," explained Knuden.
"[O]f course, they have sufficient energy to heat up and burn in the atmosphere, so if there is any methane there then that could happen," replied Lorimer, after asked if a meteor's impact on methane in Louisiana could cause an explosion.

The "Camp Minden" explosion was felt in three states, in communities including Lake Bisteneau community that was particularly hard hit by the blasts.
According to a Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality map, Lake Bisteneau is part of the same water system as the sinkhole area where methane has reached explosive level and is life-threatening, according to officials.


Tremors reported at giant Louisiana sinkhole
A sharp tremor was recorded by USGS monitors just after 9 p.m. Wednesday at the site of the giant Louisiana sinkhole in Assumption Parish.
The giant sinkhole appeared in August near the Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou areas.
The Assumption Parish Police Jury says the tremor was large enough that the body wave phases could easily be identified. A body wave travels through the interior of the earth.
The preliminary location of the tremor was just SE of Oxy #3 cavern at a depth of 500m.  There is no additional information specific to this seismic activity at this time.
The sinkhole is now about four acres in size.
Residents were forced from their homes on August third, two months after the bayous started bubbling. They are still evacuated from their homes.

You forgot the link!   Razz

Sinkhole - heed evacuation order
October 26, 2012  
The Bayou Corne sinkhole is truly a historical event, unprecedented globally, according to a geologist who addressed a group of residents, evacuees and others in Pierre Part at a briefing high with emotions at times, such as when the mandatory evacuation issue was addressed.
"In the history of this type of event, this is very unique,” said Dr. Gary Hecox, geologist with Shaw Environmental stated at the resident meeting Tuesday night. Upset citizens fired one after another question after the officials gave presentation updating the locals with their latest updates about the disaster.

“Nobody ever dealt with something like this,” said Hecox, technical advisor with Shaw Environmental Group that has been contracted by Louisiana Department of Natural Resources to help attempt to manage the monster sinkhole, area leaking gases and crude, and earthquakes plaguing nearby communities for over four months.

Gulf Oil Rig on Fire
November 17, 2012  

Ships and helicopters are searching for 2 oil rig workers who disappeared when an explosion rocked a Gulf of Mexico oil rig off the coast of Louisiana and set it on fire.
The platform was located about 20 nautical miles southeast of Grand Isle.
There were 22 people on board at the time of the explosion
11 other crew members were flown to hospitals, 4 in critical condition.

Body found near burned Gulf oil rig
Divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire recovered a body near the site Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and the rig's owner.
Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega said late Saturday that the unidentified person was found by divers hired by Houston-based Black Elk Energy who were inspecting the platform. Vega said the Coast Guard was turning over the remains to local authorities.
John Hoffman, the president and CEO of Black Elk Energy, said in an email late Saturday that the body is that of one of two crew members missing since an explosion and fire on the oil platform Friday morning. Hoffman said the body was found by a contracted dive vessel at 5:25 p.m. CST.

GEOLOGICAL UPHEAVAL: Louisiana Sinkhole Grows to 8 Acres - 80,000 Gallons of Oil Removed From the Surface!
November 17, 2012 - LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES - In the following excerpts from The Advocate, the Assumption Parish Situation Summary and the informal meeting of Bayou Corne Resident Meeting with Louisiana State Representatives; evidence has now surfaced that the Louisiana sinkhole has grown to over eight acres with "ridiculous" amounts of oil outside the hole.

Monster sinkhole sparks catastrophe worries
Acres of forest swallowed up, while residents fear gas explosion

11/25/12  Southern Louisiana is in danger of experiencing an environmental calamity rivaling the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, thanks to a massive, expanding sinkhole that is gobbling up the forest and lighting up YouTube with videos of this startling phenomenon.

In southern Louisiana, about 40 miles south of Baton Rouge in Assumption Parish, is the town of Bayou Corne. The town is in the middle of the oil rich area of the coastal United States and is near the nation’s Strategic Oil Reserve.

On May 31 of this year, parish residents began to notice bubbles percolating up from both Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou. This is not unusual for the area known for its “swamp gas,” the product of decaying organic matter. The amount of the gas emanating from the water, however, was unusual. Dennis Landry, who owns guest cabins about half a mile from the hole, said that the number gas bubbles were growing in size, and in some areas they made the bayou look like “a boiling crawfish pot.”

On June 22 state officials began monitoring the gas coming up from the bayou for hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide and the explosive levels of natural gasses.

Experts say sinkhole gas burning off slowly
January 08, 2013
One-tenth to one-twentieth of the methane gas estimated to be trapped under the Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou communities in northern Assumption Parish has been burned off so far, according to parish emergency response officials.

Scientists believe the failure of an abandoned underground salt cavern owned by Texas Brine Co. LLC set in motion a series of events that scrambled the substrata thousands of feet deep, creating a 8.5-acre sinkhole at the surface and unleashing oil and gas from nearby natural formations underground.

The cavern, which was never used to store methane, was carved over a 27-year period from the Napoleonville Dome, a large subterranean salt deposit.
This “free gas,” as it is known, presents a risk to the 150 households in Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou areas, scientists have said, because the colorless and odorless gas can accumulate in enclosed spaces in homes and garages and pose a risk of explosion.

The risk is one of the reasons evacuated residents remain out of their homes more than five months since discovery of the swampland sinkhole Aug. 3, parish officials have said.
The pace of installing the wells that will vent the gas has drawn fire from residents and parish officials. Parish Police Jury President Martin “Marty” Triche raised this issue last month during a community meeting in Napoleonville.

HUGE SINKHOLES media ignores

Jan 24, 2013
Louisiana Sink Hole-Very Bad Scenario Playing Out


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State Officials Investigate Bubbling Lake Peigneur
2/21/13  The state is taking a closer look at what residents say are bubbles in Lake Peigneur in Iberia Parish.
The departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality took samples from Lake Peignuer today to find out what is causing the bubbles.
Last night, public officials, residents and other groups spoke out against AGL Resources, which wants to expand natural gas storage below salt caverns under the lake. Residents fear it could be another disaster waiting to happen--like the current sinkhole in Assumption Parish.

Residents near Lake Peigneur are already on edge since a 1980 accident involving an oil drilling rig. A miscalculation sent the rig's drill directly into the salt mine instead of under the lake. The whirlpool that was created swamped several acres of land and was strong enough to swallow barges from a nearby canal.
Fast forward to today--this is AGL's second attempt to get its permit. Several concerned residents want AGL's permit denied.

New Madrid Mega Quake Being Engineered?
Feb 25, 2013
 I have heard this before, a couple years ago.  Maybe true, but GOD is still in control.
The Obamafia are trying to drive a stake right into America's heartland.  And also Jerusalem, the Heartland of Israel, which will curse America further.
For decades I have said when USA pushes Israel to divide Jerusalem, God will split USA along the Mississippi River.

Natural disasters are on the rise, and evidence increases they might not be completely natural.
Man conducting weather and earthquake wars
Will the Louisiana Sink Hole Trigger the Mississippi BIG quake?
HAARP based in Alaska is under constant scrutiny, as researchers track its relationship to weather modification and earthquake activity.

BEWARE!  To know what is going on is good.  BUT.  Far too much is part of witchcraft, Earth worship.  Be careful in this area!

Gulf of Mexico
March 08, 2013  Friday

A few weeks ago, our flight over the Gulf showed little of the usual ugly sheen we had been seeing off the southeast coast of Louisiana for the past 6 months, so we voiced cautious but hopeful optimism. But todays flight gave us anything but optimism.  We saw pervasive rainbow and gray sheen in many places, including the two chronic pollution sites that have plagued the Gulf for years now - the Taylor Energy site off the southern tip of Louisiana, and the Macondo prospect another 50 nm offshore (home to the infamous lease block MC252 and the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe of 2010 April). We have flown more than 500 flight hours in the past three years over these offshore and coastal waters, and the two trends that disturb us most are 1) sources of unknown sheen are constant and uniquitous, and 2) the presence of visible marine life has dropped drastically.   After today's flight, we filed 15 NRC reports with the US Coast Guard for significant oil slicks or sheens over our 350-nm route. Many photos here.

more info

Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout
Gulf of Mexico

Corn Bayou Update/Ship Hits Well In Gulf.

Louisiana Sinkhole: H-Bomb Explosion Equivalent Possible

Louisiana Sinkhole explosive methane officially life threatening, residents not told
Officials advised Assumption Parish that Bayou Corne (corn bayou) sinkhole area has high levels of methane in nearby water wells, posing risks to health, fire and explosion and that residents need to heed the mandatory evacuation order. That day, parish officials postponed Saturday’s resident briefing with no explanation.
“Of the chemicals reviewed, only methane, detected in the industrial water wells, presents a potential health risk (Type 2 of fire/explosion),” Dr. Raoult Ratard, State Epidemiologist of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office (DHH) of Public Health stated in an environmental data report of the Bayou Corne oil and gas sinkhole event sent to Assumption Parish President Martin S. Triche Thursday.

That morning, at 9:00 am parish officials stated in a blog post developed to keep residents informed about the sinkhole incident.
NOTE - The resident briefing scheduled for October 9, 2012.
Methane, the mysterious powerful underground force reported by officials?
Speculations are increasing that methane is the mysterious powerful underground force wreaking havoc in south Louisiana, including the sinkhole disaster area.
Methane gas leaks are spreading throughout the south Louisiana area. Within four months, as of this week, methane bubbling sites have increased to twenty-eight, including in Pierre Part, outside the mandatory evacuation area but within hearing distance and jolts of seismic activities where foul chemical odors are nauseating and burning, as some residents there have reported.

When power flickered out a brief spell Friday night, one Pierre Part resident Alicia Heilig, 27, was too frightened to sleep.
Heilig lives near one of the latest detected bubbling sites, #16 on the parish map, and has struggled with her two children and mother being sick since the sinkhole gas incident and the smell of strong chemicals there began.

One Health, animals above humans, Davos * 666 watch

Green Dragon - Environmentalism


      LOUISIANA Sinkhole Warnings

Contingency Plan Enacted: Deadly Hydrogen Sulfide, 2nd Sinkhole, Increased Instability
3/12/13  Gov. Jindal warned Monday at a meeting in Baton Rouge with officials that deadly hydrogen sulfide could be released and another sinkhole could form if Texas Brine LLC’s second failing cavern collapses and he warned about increased instability in the Napoleonville Salt Dome, also collapsing.

A Contingency Plan has been enacted after learning that the company's second failing cavern is "less than" 200 feet from the salt dome outer wall.
The area will soon be a National Sacrifice Zone, whether or not the governor succeeds with his pressuring Texas Brine to buy out residents, as he said Monday that he is doing.

Second failing cavern less than 200 feet from collapsing salt dome edge, Contingency Plan now in Green Status
A Contingency Plan is now in place in the "sinkhole' disaster area after learning Texas Brine's second failing cavern is only 200 feet from the edge of the collapsing 1-mile by 3-mile Napoleonville Salt Dome.

"The proposed contingency plan is based upon three color levels (green, yellow, and red) of potential seismic activity associated with the Oxy-Geismar No. 1 and the related action level as described below," the Continency Plan text reads. "The response is currently in green status." (See the full Contingency Plan below)

Sudden, dangerous burst of micro quakes overnight March 14 near Assumption Parish La sinkhole

Just In: "We went into a Code 3 last week at giant sinkhole - Maximum state of alert
Sinkhole keeps expanding now 20 acres, called a "DISASTER"

9-acre king of all sinkholes threatens to swallow a whole neighborhood
Mar 21, 2013
Sinkholes, bow before your unmerciful king. A collapsing salt mine has caused a nine-acre sinkhole in Louisiana, one that is threatening an entire neighborhood. Residents are being evacuated, and the company that owns the mine, Texas Brine, is paying them $875 a week for temporary housing costs. The Lord of the Sinkholes appeared Aug. 3 and is still growing. Scientists monitoring it say a second cavern may be collapsing. "They caused this damage, and certainly we'll be aggressive in making sure that they pay their bills," Gov. Bobby Jindal says of Texas Brine

Louisiana Governor: Texas Brine Agrees to Sinkhole Buyouts
March 14, 2013  Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says a Texas company blamed for the sinkhole that  formed after the collapse of an underground salt cavern has agreed to provide settlement offers, which include buyouts, to the residents of the Bayou Corne community in Assumption Parish who were forced to evacuate the area as a result of the massive sinkhole.

Houston-based Texas Brine mined brine from the salt cavern and piped it to nearby petrochemical facilities. Many of the more than 350 residents forced to evacuate have been away from their homes since August 2012.

In mid-February 2013 the sinkhole was reported to have grown to an estimated 7,500 square feet.
Area residents say the sinkhole has reduced property values and caused insurance companies to cancel their policies.

Jindal joined local officials and legislators from Assumption Parish at a meeting with Texas Brine officials on March 13, after which the governor announced the settlement agreement. Jindal also announced the formation of a Blue Ribbon Commission to help ensure long-term safety in the Bayou Corne community.

Posting this here is b/c this somewhat ties in with sinkholes being discussed in this thread(even though the article doesn't mention sinkholes).

IMHO, they tie in together b/c one of the reasons why sinkholes are growing over America is b/c this debt-laden country just doesn't have the money anymore to fix their infrastructures. Same is going for the infrastructures of US roads and bridges. Remember the big bridge collapse in Minnesota 7 years ago? That was due to lack of funding to maintain it.
US roads, bridges and other utilities get a D+ grade

Any parent knows that a D+ grade is rarely something to cheer about. But when the D+ is awarded to the overall state of America's national infrastructure, that's apparently good news.

The American Society of Civil Engineers' 2013 Report Card for America's Infrastructure showed slight progress over the D grade it gave the nation's bridges, roads, public utilities, water supplies and other essential systems during the last report in 2009.

This marks the first time the society, which began issuing its reports in 1998, has noted an improvement in national infrastructure. Until now, the grades have been near-failing and averaging a D -- due to what the Society calls "delayed maintenance and underinvestment."

The report looks across a wide spectrum of infrastructure issues. For 2013, it ranged from a high of B- for solid waste, to a low of D- for inland waterways and levees. Along with solid waste, drinking water, waste water, roads and bridges all saw slight improvements. And, just as important, no categories declined in grade compared to the last report.


HUGE Methane Bubble Site Found Within 100 ft Of Bayou Corne Home...
11:30 a.m. Presence of Gas Found During Under-slab Monitoring

Texas Brine has reported to us that two additional homes (that had not previously been monitored) have undergone under-slab monitoring and the presence of gas has been found – 100% LEL and traces of H2S. Texas Brine will advise what additional steps will be taken to mitigate the presence of gas from the underneath of these slabs. No changes have been made to the evacuation order and we will update as information becomes available.

Louisiana Assumption Parish Sinkhole Landslide, Worst Fears Coming True
July 12, 2013
 Following recent earthquakes at Louisiana sinkhole, a nearby landslide event occurred close to Lake Verret.  
The landslide occurred approximately half-way between Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou, where the collpasing salt dome is.

Old-timers in the area said after the sinkhole first appeared, that it would ultimately join Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou as well as Lake Verret, making it one massive oil and gas chemical lake.
The sinkhole is spewing oil and methane that are oozing to the surface. Nevertheless, the state is still issuing permits for oil and gas companies to operate business as usual there.
This has been a nightmare for residents in the area.
Some officials fear the area is unsafe.
There are fears about the methane leaking in the area, and worries that the trapped gas could build up and cause explosions.
Hydrogeologist: I’m not kidding, we honestly don’t know what’s going on in cavern below giant sinkhole — “Nobody’s ever encountered anything like this in history of mankind” — World’s top experts don’t even have a good hypothesis — Wellhead pressure now up to almost 600 psi (VIDEO)

Gary Hecox, CB&I hydrogeologist: This is going to not satisfy you, but we honestly don’t know.

We have talked to some of the leading experts in the world as too what could be causing this. We don’t know. Nobody’s ever encountered anything like this in the history of mankind.

I’m not kidding, what’s going on with that cavern where it’s going up several hundred feet and down several hundred feet, we don’t know if it’s some equipment issues or if there’s something going on in the cavern that we don’t understand. The pressure in the cavern continues to slowly increase. It’s up now to almost 600psi in the wellhead, that’s brine pressure not gas. […]

I don’t even have a good hypothesis to tell you. […]

The world experts have looked at this and we don’t know.

Sinkhole Takes On “Volcano-Like” Quality: Is This More Proof That The Louisiana Sinkhole Is Actually A Volcano?

Is the Louisiana sinkhole actually a ‘volcano’? According to this video report from  Pinksapphiret2 and story from The Advocate in Louisiana , the Bayou Corne sinkhole is now 20X bigger than it was this time last year, and “it has taken on a volcano-like quality”. We KNOW for a fact that an ancient volcano was in the area as shared in this story and the must watch 2nd video below. With the area receiving many recent tremors, has the ‘Louisiana Sinkhole Volcano’ come back to life again?

John Boudreaux smelled petroleum in the air when he arrived at work at 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 3 of last year.

More than two months into an emergency response for unexplained bayou bubbles and tremors, Boudreaux was working in Bayou Corne at a command post set up to investigate the mysterious goings-on that had baffled residents, Assumption Parish officials and state regulators.

In a wooded patch on Texas Brine’s leased site south off La. 70 was a 200-foot-by-200-foot sinkhole.

Initially called a “slurry hole,” the sinkhole had emerged sometime overnight after months of stirrings deep underground, pulling mature cypress trees straight down under a surface of floating mats of grass, mud and crude oil.

Since that day, one year ago Saturday, the 24-acre sinkhole has grown by a factor of more than 20 and taken on a volcano-like quality. The sinkhole has dormant periods and active periods, when tremors increase and methane and an emulsified oily gunk are released from deep natural deposits.


Huge sinkholes, earth cracks - ignored by media

Omen of death dying birds, animals, many pages

Various things could be tied together.
We live on one single earth.
We call seas and waters by different names but they are one sea.
Louisiana and Mississippi states are next to each other so its logical the waters would be affected all over there and in the Gulf of Mexico.  See a map.

Louisiana Sinkhole Goes Wild During Alaska Quake

The Louisiana sinkhole seismic recorders show that during the period of the Alaska quake on Friday, the swamp monster went a bit wild at the helicorder stations LA 12 and LA 14.

“Mad activity” began at LA 12 began around noon CST at LA 12, reported by Louisiana Sinkhole Bugle under the title, “Seismic Activity! Head for the Hills!”

Around the same time today, Alaska’s Aleutian Islanders heard a loud sound like a jet rumble as their homes shook from a powerful 7.0 magnitude quake south of them in the Pacific Ocean.

The islanders went running for cover, according to the press.

As a preventive measure, dozens of Louisiana sinkhole area residents in Bayou Corne have also run for cover. They have become energy refugees, struggling to establish new lives after the fossil fuel industry has ruined their homes and livelihoods.

Meanwhile their state governor, highly criticized for continuing to issue permits for more drilling in the crippling salt dome where the 24-acre sinkhole is, travels the nation to drum support as a potential presidential candidate.

Gov. Jindal as president would be ideal for the fossil fuel industry that long ago bought him with campaign dollars.

I have *seen* New Madrid split USA in half - bridges falling - USA will not recover.
Christians are having visions of the New Madrid faultline breaking loose, splitting USA in half.
Worldwide sounds are coming from there, the earth is shifting.
It is the sound of the grinding of the tectonic plates beneath us sliding and grinding as the earth shifts.
The New Madrid zone runs up and down the Mississippi River up into Canada.
Sink holes and cracks showing up in those locations.

New Madrid fault zone splits USA along Mississippi River

Texas Brine Official Says Sinkhole Could Double In Size

Video: Losing ground: inside the massive sinkhole that won't stop growing

A 25-acre pit won't stop growing — and it's threatening a Louisiana town

The sleepy Louisiana fishing town community of Bayou Corne was torn apart when an underground salt mine collapsed, causing a massive, tree-gobbling sinkhole to open up at the surface. That was a year ago, and the 25-acre sinkhole keeps growing with no end in sight.

LOUISIANA - 25-Acre  sinkhole brings fears of mini-quakes, explosions: to be monitored for decades
November 19, 2013
–  Scientists are now saying they will need to monitor for decades an enormous — and growing — Louisiana sinkhole that has already forced hundreds to evacuate, contaminated an aquifer and has been registering increased seismic activity, including mini-earthquakes. What is known as the Bayou Corne sinkhole in southern Louisiana is now reportedly 25 or so acres in size and 350 feet deep, having opened in August 2012 when the wall of a subterranean salt mine collapsed and the ground above it was seemingly swallowed by the earth. It has since filled with water. “While it was a manmade action that started this; it’s geology and natural forces that are making everything happen,” Patrick Courreges, a policy analyst for the Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources, told “And geology happens slow.” When it occurred, Assumption Parish reportedly ordered the 300-or-so nearby residents to evacuate their homes. Hundreds have done so, although more than a few have remained behind, regardless of the danger.

According to, recent studies show a good deal more methane gas than the initial estimate of 45 million cubic feet have leaked into a nearby aquifer and, “the fear is that the highly combustible gas will collect in a crevice or enclosed space and then ignite.” Meanwhile, a YouTube video garnering nearly 7 million views since its posting in August shows the sinkhole, which is expected to at least double in size over time, swallowing numerous trees. The video was reportedly shot by John Boudreaux, a local official coordinating efforts to hamstring the sinkhole’s growth, in hopes of attracting a measure of national attention to the affected residents’ plight.

Surprise: Louisiana Sinkhole Slid Sideways Before Collapsing

The Earth's surface slid sideways by as much as 10 inches (26 centimeters) before collapsing into a still-growing toxic sinkhole in Bayou Corne, La., a new study reports.

"This was unusual for us," said Cathleen Jones, a radar scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. "Usually at a sinkhole, we expect to see vertical movement at the surface, some sort of subsidence," Jones said. "This horizontal motion is actually a new indicator people should be aware of."

The Bayou Corne sinkhole sits in the Napoleonville salt dome, an upwelling of salt that was being mined for brine by injecting freshwater in wells and extracting the dissolved salt. State officials and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) think the sinkhole appeared when an underground salt mine cavern collapsed. Strong earthquake swarms starting June 8, 2012, preceded the sinkhole.

The subtle surface changes revealed in the new study, published in the Dec. 13 issue of the journal Geology, could improve models of how the sinkhole formed, Jones said. "I think this can tell you something about the path between the cavern collapse, which is about a mile deep, and the surface," she said. The sideways flow was like water slipping into a bathtub drain, Jones said. "The fact that the movement was toward a center point might tell you something about the geometry of the path that went down to the void," she said. The subtle flow forms a pattern like a two-leafed clover, consistent with a cavern sidewall collapse as suspected by the USGS, Jones and NASA colleague Ronald Blom report.

The pit also opened into a natural underground oil reservoir, releasing oil and toxic gases such as methane and hydrogen sulfide. Louisiana declared a state of emergency, evacuating 350 people from the nearby town of Bayou Corne after the sinkhole appeared on Aug. 3, 2012. A class-action lawsuit against mining companies Texas Brine and Occidental Chemical was filed in federal court in May 2013, as residents still cannot return to their homes. The sinkhole is still growing, gobbling up trees and threatening Highway 70 south of Baton Rouge. [Video: Bayou Corne Sinkhole Swallows Trees]

Jones and Blom caught the imminent collapse of the Bayou Corne sinkhole with an airborne radar system. Their discovery of the surface changes was a lucky break.

The sinkhole emerged in a part of the Mississippi Delta where NASA tracks sinking called subsidence, which could help improve levees. (The Earth's crust is sinking for a variety of reasons, including the massive weight of sediments delivered by the Mississippi River.) A plane equipped with a radar imaging system (called UAVSAR) regularly measures surface height in the Delta. The sensor sends microwave energy pulses from the sensor on the aircraft to the ground, and can detect small changes over time.

When Jones first learned of the sinkhole in April 2013, she suspected that NASA's radar data would have little to show, because the soggy ground in Louisiana's swamps interferes with radar imaging. Turns out she was wrong.

"The signal was so big it overwhelmed all that noise [from the soil moisture]," Jones said. "When I looked at the data, I thought, 'Wow, this is an enormous signature.' I couldn't believe it."

"The whole area was being pulled toward the sinkhole," Jones added.

Because the plane flew over Bayou Corne about once every year, the researchers can't say precisely when the Earth moved. But they do know that the surface shifted after June 23, 2011, and before July 2, 2012. There was no surface movement before 2011.

The good news for Bayou Corne is that this year's flight shows ground deformation around the sinkhole concentrates away from the town and Highway 70, Jones said. "We definitely don't see much movement along the road yet," she said.

New Orleans is sinking
May 24, 2016
-  New Orleans is sinking fast, one neighborhood losing an inch per year
The most threatened is Michoud, between Lake Ponchartrain and Lake Borguen.
The researchers said that groundwater withdrawal was among the top reasons for the sinking.
Swamps and land below sea level were never meant to build cities on.

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