(Just thinking hmmmmm.....is this old story connected?)
This is how you flush an entire lake down a hole. An exploratory drilling exercise miscalculates the location of a salt mine while drilling through a lake bed. The mine is hit, and the oil derek, the mine, the lake, and a few barges are a total loss. Here's the amazing video!
Sinkhole radiation 15 times over limit, residents urged to record health signs
A non-government group is urging Bayou Corne sinkhole area residents to use a new record log as a veteran radiation expert says Louisiana environmental officials are “in denial” over hazards posed by elevated radium levels that are actually fifteen times higher than the state limit, a "worst nightmare coming true," according to an environmental attorney.
Stanley Waligora, a New Mexico-based radiation protection consultant and leading authority on health risks of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) has confirmed that radium levels at Bayou Corne's sinkholeare not within safe limits, but instead, roughly 15 times higher than the state's acceptable level, according to one of the nation's leading environmental attorney's Stuart Smith.
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