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  • Louisiana Sinkhole Update 17 Oct 2012

    The sinkhole in Assumption Parish is quite a bit larger. Natural gas has entered a nearby aquifer from the Texas Brine cavern. Cleanup continues, but it’s dangerous because of the instability of the cavern. More

  • Mysterious Bubbling Sinkhole in Louisiana

    A mysterious bubbling sinkhole about fifty miles south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has swallowed up full-grown cypress trees and bent a 36-inch natural gas pipeline. The sinkhole was discovered August 3 and has since grown to 370 feet wide by 420 feet deep. More

  • Waste water injection well caused 12 earthquakes in Ohio

    It seems a day can’t go by without reading some new controversy regarding racking, or hydraulic fracturing as it is technically known. The EPA, already investigating claims of ground water contamination as a result of fracking, can now add to their list another side effect of fracking; earthquakes. More

  • Disposal of Surplus Sodium 1947

    After World War II, twenty thousand pounds of metallic sodium needed to be destroyed. In order to do this, the War Assets Administration dumped the sodium into Lake Lenore – with spectacular results. More

  • Water Levels in the Great Lakes

    Water levels in the Great Lakes are lower than their long-term averages. Despite a wet season, experts believe the gains could evaporate. More