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Officials watching edge of sinkhole

3 years 2 months 3 days ago August 19, 2013 Aug 19, 2013 Monday, August 19 2013 August 19, 2013 9:43 AM in News
Source: Assumption Parish Police Jury
By: Russell Jones

BAYOU CORNE - Emergency officials in Assumption Parish said they're watching a piece of land which could disappear into the Bayou Corne sinkhole.

The police jury released a photo of trees on the eastern side of the sinkhole which they said was in danger of sloughing off into the 24-acre sinkhole.

They said the area included a few dozen trees, and measured 50 feet by 25 feet.

State officials filed suit earlier this month against Texas Brine LLC, which operated a salt cavern under the sinkhole which could be at fault for its appearance.

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