Bayous

‘Slurry’ Shuts Pipelines in Louisiana

The plot has thickened around the mystery of natural gas bubbles that have been seen in two bayous in Assumption Parish, LA. Geologists and other experts are monitoring an area of swampland that has liquefied into muck. Segments of pipelines passing by the affected area have been depressurized and shut in.

August 7, 2012