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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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