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Mining Madness: 750-Foot-Deep Sinkhole Swallows Louisiana Town
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, pollution, salt mining, Texas Brine, Louisiana, sinkhole )

Lynn
- 400 days ago - takepart.com
It began with bubbles. Bubbles of gas throughout the bayou. Nothing to get hysterical about. But it kept getting worse. ... The company in charge of the mining, Texas Brine, told state officials a sinkhole was highly unlikely.
Meet the Town That's Being Swallowed By a Sinkhole
Environment  (tags: Bayou Corne, Louisiana, Lake Peigneur 1980, Texaco, natural gas giant AGL Resources, Texas Brine, sinkhole, environmental disaster, explosive gases )

Dandelion
- 403 days ago - motherjones.com
In November 1980 a Texaco oil rig punctured the top of a salt mine situated beneath the lake. The water above emptied into the mine, creating a whirlpool that sucked 11 barges into the caverns below. Here we go again! The Gulf of Mexico has salt domes too
   

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