(Source: Assumption Parish Police Jury)
A federal court has approved a class-action lawsuit for people impacted by the giant Louisiana sinkhole. It's been almost a year since a massive sinkhole near Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou began causingMore >> A federal court has approved a class-action lawsuit for people impacted by the giant Louisiana sinkhole. A New Orleans attorney is handling the suit.More >> Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was in Bayou Corne Monday morning to hold a news conference on the current status of the giant sinkhole in Grand Bayou. Texas Brine owns the salt cavern that caused theMore >> In a statement released after the news conference, Governor Jindal said, "It has become clear that Texas Brine is trying to run out the clock on the citizens of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou by hiding behind insurance companies, lawyers and lobbyists. That is unacceptable."More >> Texas Brine says it has finished repairing damaged berms at the Bayou Corne sinkhole.Friday's rains caused some of the levees to fail.The berms are intended to prevent possible contaminants from leakingMore >> Texas Brine says it has finished repairing damaged berms at the Bayou Corne sinkhole.More >>
Bayou Corne residents are taking their concerns over the sinkhole disaster straight to Louisiana officials. They joined retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore and Assumption Parish leaders for a hearingMore >> Bayou Corne residents, retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore and others went before the Department of Natural Resources to weigh-in on proposed regulations on salt domes.More >> Concerned homeowners in Assumption Parish will have a chance to talk about new observation relief wells being installed at the sinkhole.The meeting is scheduled for 5:30pm Tuesday night at the CommandMore >> Concerned homeowners will get a chance Tuesday to learn more information about the new relief wells being installed near the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana.More >> Crews have been given the green light to continue work on the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana. There was a flyover of Bayou Corne on Thursday to obtain new pictures of the sinkhole from the air.More >> Crews have been given the green light to continue work on the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana after a crack on one of the berms put a halt to things.
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. Click here to see the photos from August 2012 until now.More >> The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. The sinkhole, or slurry, is consuming land and trees. Many images are from the Assumption Parish Police Jury. Click here to see the photos from August until now.