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

- 1763 days ago -
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 )

- 1766 days ago -
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
Louisiana Sinkhole May of Been Caused By Texas Brine Company
Environment  (tags: Louisiana, Sinkhole, Texas Brine Company, cavern, Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespac, bubbles, Louisiana Department of Natural Resource )

- 2143 days ago -
Brine has industrial applications such as oilfield fluids and water softening. The Brine Sales and Distribution Division services the Texas and Louisiana coastal areas. Sinkhole is 324 feet in diameter has swallowed 100 foot tall cypress trees.
Guatemala Sinkhole:Guatemala Crater News Photo
Environment  (tags: sinkhole, humans, habitat, city )

- 2945 days ago -
Guatemala Sinkhole:Guatemala Crater News Photo - Guatemala Sinkhole photo is a hot topic on the internet at the moment. Tropical storm Agatha hit Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras few days ago.

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