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Posted on 2013.03.21 at 20:48
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Massive Sinkhole In Louisiana Baffles Officials
Louisiana officials are grappling with a giant sinkhole that's threatening a neighborhood. A salt mine collapsed last year, creating a series of problems regulators say they've never seen before, including tremors and oil and gas leaks and a sinkhole that now covers 9 acres. Residents have been evacuated for more than seven months now and are losing patience. Ernie Boudreaux lives in a trailer on Jambalaya Street in Bayou Corne, La. Strange things have been happening to his home, he says. "It cracks. You can hear it. The doors pop open... - http://www.npr.org/2013/03/20/174853576/massive-sinkhole-in-louisiana-baffles-officials

This NPR story gets the size wrong. The sinkhole is now 13 acres, as witnessed by "Wings of Care" fly-over, (see #sinkholes! tag).

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