Bayou Corne Sinkhole Disaster: 15-Acre-Wide Louisiana Sinkhole Swallows BermQuicklink submitted by Meryl Ann Butler Permalink
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|A huge sinkhole in southern Louisiana that has already forced hundreds of residents out of their homes continues to expand and buck local efforts to prevent it from contaminating other areas. The Bayou Corne sinkhole, a 15-acre-wide hole that opened up last year in rural Assumption Parish, swallowed a berm on Tuesday that was intended to stave off contamination.|
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