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August 31, 2014

Desmosblog: Growing Louisiana Sinkhole Swallowing Trees – Julie Dermansky

Growing Louisiana Sinkhole Swallowing Trees, Blamed On Industrial Activity (via Desmogblog)

by Julie Dermansky: New video filmed in Bayou Corne, Louisiana by the Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness shows the latest “slough in” at an ongoing sinkhole sucking in whole trees. The toxic sinkhole was discovered by a resident on August 3rd, 2012. At…

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3 Responses to “Desmosblog: Growing Louisiana Sinkhole Swallowing Trees – Julie Dermansky”
  1. Pinwheel says:

    The on-going process with the Reapportionment Commission (?) needs to be closely monitored. AK Senate GOP must be aggressively lobbied and shamed, if necessary. (I do not approve of shaming as a tactic, but its use to stop this legislation, or any other designed to deny Alaskans’ rights seems worthy of consideration. ) And the Legislative docket is full. The GOP stole our money this year, next year they are hell bent to further decimate education funding, health services, women’s rights and human rights. n

  2. fishingmamma says:

    “the laws in Louisianna are not strong enough to protect citizens from industry”

    ADN reports today that the Parnell adminisration is continuing it’s fight to disallow citizen voices to be heard dring the permitting process and to limit citizne rights to natural resources. This time, it is the issue at Chuitna. The Chuitna Citizen’s coalition was in court last week asking for assistance in getting DNR to grant it’s water rights application. This is a quote from the article, on the front page of today’s ADN:

    The whole system for reserving stream water could be changing. A hotly fought Parnell administration bill seeks to eliminate private groups from those that can petition to keep the stream flowing.The measure, House Bill 77, stalled in the state Senate in the last days of the 2013 session. Parnell and his team plan to push it anew, Fogels said. PacRim supported the bill, Lucas said.”Rumor has it by the end of this legislative session, you are not even going to have the right to ask,” Rindner said in court to Brown, the trustees lawyer. “Should I be deciding constitutional issues or should I wait and see whether we still got a statute?”

    Read more here: http://www.adn.com/2013/09/21/3087652/citizens-group-goes-to-court-to.html#storylink=cpy

    We should look at these film clips of Louisianna and be mindfull of what our governor is doing to our rights.

  3. Zyxomma says:

    Happy equinox, everyone. Well, I guess it isn’t so happy on the bayou.

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