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03/22/2023 11:24 PM
Bayou Corne sinkhole - Wikipedia
The sinkhole, located near the community of Bayou Corne in northern Assumption Parish, Louisiana, was discovered on August 3, 2012, and 350 nearby residents were advised to evacuate. Scientists have stated that the evacuation order could last for years.
03/19/2023 09:26 PM
Bayou Corne Sinkhole – Belle Rose, Louisiana - Atlas Obscura
Discovered in 2012, the Bayou Corne Sinkhole is a churning vortex of destruction that has been slowly dragging the surrounding forest into the ground after a massive mining accident.
03/21/2023 01:38 PM
When the Ground Gives Way - Places Journal
The sinkhole that led residents to abandon the Louisiana town of Bayou Corne first opened on August 3, 2012, as a “slurry hole” the size of a tennis court. The cave-in announced itself with a massive burp of diesel oil coming from below the earth.
03/20/2023 11:45 AM
Six years after sinkhole, Bayou Corne residents and officials ...
The collapse of a nearby underground salt cavern sent crude oil and methane gas upward, while ancient sediment and trees began a 750-foot drop. Governor Bobby Jindal ordered residents to evacuate,...
03/22/2023 06:24 PM
The Bayou Corne Sinkhole Disaster: Who’s to Blame?
The Bayou Corne Sinkhole Disaster Louisiana has been beset by high-profile environmental disasters caused by a weakly regulated energy industry. One of the most devastating occurred in 2012 at a place called Bayou Corne in Assumption Parish.
03/22/2023 04:26 AM
The sinkhole that swallowed a swamp - The Verge
the sinkhole is a human achievement The sinkhole is now 25 acres at the surface, more than 350 feet deep at its lowest point, and expected to double in size. It’s mostly dormant, except for...
03/22/2023 08:25 PM
Forgotten Bayou a Documentary Film about the Bayou Corne Sinkhole
Bayou Corne, Louisiana was once a thriving Cajun community. On August 3, 2012 a sinkhole swallowed a swath of nearby swamps and after a mandatory evacuation ordered, residents were left with an impossible choice: start their lives over elsewhere, or stay and face the risks.

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