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Friday, October 26, 2012

WAFB: Work halted at sinkhole — “Stoppage caused by tremors in area” — “Not good news for residents” — Emergency meeting Thursday

WAFB: Work halted at sinkhole — “Stoppage caused by tremors in area” — “Not good news for residents” — Emergency meeting Thursday: "The mini earthquakes that came ahead of the sink hole in Assumption Parish are back [See also: Expert: "Sharp" shaking rattles sinkhole area after weeks of 4-minute tremors -- I've never seen this before -- Had stopped just before giant hole appeared last month].

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Meanwhile, back at the sinkhole site, scientists have made another discovery that could keep residents out of their homes for an undetermined amount of time [See also: Sinkhole: Gas could not be controlled from well, mud and water pushed to surface -- Workers plug with cement, dismantle drilling rig].

“They got down to 90 feet and experienced gas in the water aquifer and were unable to set water well due to the pressure. We put cement, plug, and got off the site and regrouped to come up with another strategy to set a vent well,” John Boudreaux [director for the Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness] explained."

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

3MIN News October 23, 2012: X Flare - YouTube

3MIN News October 23, 2012: X Flare - YouTube: ""

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Monday, October 22, 2012

RED ALERT: FUKUSHIMA SPENT FUEL POOLS EXPLODED, ON FIRE NOW, RADIATION LEVELS SPIKING MASSIVELY - The CON Trail

RED ALERT: FUKUSHIMA SPENT FUEL POOLS EXPLODED, ON FIRE NOW, RADIATION LEVELS SPIKING MASSIVELY - The CON Trail: "WARNING!  This is the worst-case scenario unfolding at Fukushima.  According to Michael Eckstein, a researcher who lives only 50 miles from Fukushima, explosions and fires have occurred at spent fuel pools two and four over the past four days and now radiation levels are spiking enormously.  THIS IS THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO BECAUSE OF THE THOUSANDS OF TONS OF PLUTONIUM CONTAINED IN THESE SPENT FUEL POOLS.  This is now vapourizing into the atmosphere and being disseminated with the winds.  Major cloud and radiation spike estimated to hit west coast of USA in two weeks or less."

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Sinkhole 52,000 gallons mystery crude oil collected, shocking growth exposed - National Human Rights | Examiner.com

Sinkhole 52,000 gallons mystery crude oil collected, shocking growth exposed - National Human Rights | Examiner.com: "By Friday, over 52,000 gallons of hydrocarbons have been collected out of the Louisiana sinkhole according to officials fingerprinting the crude, but they have yet to identify the source of it or how to stop what a citizen reporter's in-depth video exposes as a rapidly expanding, out-of-control, ecological disaster unfolding in Bayou Corne and beyond."

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