Louisiana sinkhole and bubbling gas linked to Houston company
By: Associated Press - Texarkana Gazette
In this undated photo provided by the Louisiana State Police via The Advocate, shallow wells will be drilled in the vicinity of the sinkhole that emerged Aug. 3 in Assumption Parish swamplands in Bayou Corne, La. The wells will be used to monitor the amount of natural gas being carried by an u...
NEW ORLEANS—A collapsed wall of an abandoned underground salt cavern where a Texas company had operated is being blamed with causing a sinkhole and contaminating an aquifer in a sparsely populated area of swampland west of New Orleans.