Posted: Aug 11, 2012 3:04 PM by Chris Nakamoto
Updated: Aug 12, 2012 10:20 AM
ASSUMPTION PARISH- Today, state and local officials gathered to update the public about what is going on with the sinkhole. Texas Brine has agreed to make a significant contribution into a fund intended to help Bayou Corne residents.
Here are some bullet points from today's press conference:
*Rig coming in from Lafayette
*Approximately 40 trucks will transport it to Bayou Corne
*Needed to begin drilling to investigate cause of what happened
*Officials working to remove diesel in the area
*Air quality remains normal in the area according to DEQ
*firstname.lastname@example.org is an email address people can ask questions and get responses from officials
*Fund being set up for residents in the area
News 2's Olivia LaBorde was at the press conference. She will have more from Bayou Corne tonight at six.