More seismic activity and a burp was reported by the Assumption Parish Police Jury Thursday night.
The Police Jury blog reported just after 11 p.m. that there was a burp in the giant sinkhole in Bayou Corne. They also reported seismic activity in and around the sinkhole has been active for the past few days.
Officials report that hydrocarbons are present in the sinkhole as a result of the burp that happened Thursday night.
A burp is when air and gas from deep in the sinkhole bubbles up. It can cause debris to float to the top and, in the past, has caused more trees to be swallowed into the slurry.
It's been almost a year since a massive sinkhole near Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou began causing problems. Bubbling in the bayou led to the sinkhole. About 350 people have been forced out of their homes since August.
It has been 10 months since hundreds living near the giant sinkhole were forced from their homes.
Bubbles were spotted in Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou in June 2012. Two months later, the ground opened up.
Most affected residents began receiving weekly checks from Texas-Brine in the amount of $875 per week.
Nine months after the sinkhole first appeared in Bayou Corne, Texas Brine began making offers to buy out the residents living there.
Tuesday, November 26 2013 5:32 PM EST2013-11-26 22:32:12 GMT
Bayou Corne residents are taking their concerns over the sinkhole disaster straight to Louisiana officials. They joined retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore and Assumption Parish leaders for a hearingMore >>
Bayou Corne residents, retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore and others went before the Department of Natural Resources to weigh-in on proposed regulations on salt domes.More >>
Tuesday, November 12 2013 6:55 AM EST2013-11-12 11:55:18 GMT
Concerned homeowners in Assumption Parish will have a chance to talk about new observation relief wells being installed at the sinkhole.The meeting is scheduled for 5:30pm Tuesday night at the CommandMore >>
Concerned homeowners will get a chance Tuesday to learn more information about the new relief wells being installed near the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana.More >>
Friday, November 8 2013 12:59 PM EST2013-11-08 17:59:14 GMT
Crews have been given the green light to continue work on the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana. There was a flyover of Bayou Corne on Thursday to obtain new pictures of the sinkhole from the air.More >>
Crews have been given the green light to continue work on the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana after a crack on one of the berms put a halt to things. More >>
Monday, October 28 2013 12:30 PM EDT2013-10-28 16:30:16 GMT
There has been more activity at the site of the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana, including the development of a crack on one of the berms. According to the Assumption Parish Police Jury, the crackMore >>
There has been more activity at the site of the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana, including the development of a crack on one of the berms.More >>
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. Click here to see the photos from August 2012 until now.More >>
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. The sinkhole, or slurry, is consuming land and trees. Many images are from the Assumption Parish Police Jury. Click here to see the photos from August until now. More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 10:02 AM EST2013-12-05 15:02:00 GMT
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Thursday, December 5 2013 4:56 PM EST2013-12-05 21:56:00 GMT
Some City of Jackson employees are wondering what happened to their paychecks City workers who signed up for direct deposit payroll, didn't see their money in their bank accounts as scheduled WednesdayMore >>
Some City of Jackson employees are wondering what happened to their paychecks City workers who signed up for direct deposit payroll, didn't see their money in their bank accounts as scheduled Wednesday morning.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-04 22:34:40 GMT
CLAY COUNTY, MN (KVRR/CNN) - A so-called "vampire trucker" has been arrested, accused of repeatedly raping a female family member after kidnapping her. Timothy Vafeades, 53, is charged with kidnappingMore >>
Timothy Vafeades, 53, is charged with kidnapping a 19-year-old relative and holding her captive for six months.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:42 AM EST2013-12-04 05:42:35 GMT
MADISON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A mother is facing charges after she allegedly left her children in a bedroom with drugs and a corpse. According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officersMore >>
According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officers responded to a home in Dixie Plaza on a report a 24-year-old man had overdosed.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 5:36 PM EST2013-12-04 22:36:52 GMT
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The City of Florence might soon become Mississippi's newest tourist hot spot. The City is getting a unique restaurant and a towering structure that will make people stop and take a look.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 1:03 PM EST2013-12-05 18:03:51 GMT
Wednesday morning, some, but not all JPS bus drivers went on strike. Dozens were picketing, this morning, at Lake Hico park in Jackson. JPS North Transportation Superintendent Derrick Williams told usMore >>
Jackson Public Schools bus drivers protesting for a second day. They've also signed up to start a union. Wednesday, only 10% of the drivers reported to work, leaving 243 of 263 buses parked.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 6:09 PM EST2013-12-04 23:09:31 GMT
A Clinton resident has been arrested for allegedly possessing child porn. 24-year-old Ricky Bryant Roby was arrested at his home Tuesday by investigators of the Attorney General's Office with assistanceMore >>
24-year-old Ricky Bryant Roby was arrested at his home Tuesday by investigators of the Attorney General's Office with assistance from the Clinton Police Department.More >>
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