3D seismic imaging proposed for exploring sinkhole - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

3D seismic imaging proposed for exploring sinkhole

Source: Assumption Parish Source: Assumption Parish
BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) -

People who live near the massive sinkhole site in southeast Louisiana will likely be happy with a new plan being pushed for by state officials that could cut months off the investigation.

Instead of drilling two wells 6,000 feet deep, the state is allowing Texas Brine to use 3D seismic imaging to further explore what's below the site in Assumption Parish.

Experts said this is a quicker way to get data back, which in turn, speeds up the process for getting people back in their homes.

Officials added the recent rains are not causing the sinkhole to expand.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • 3D seismic imaging proposed for exploring sinkholeMore>>

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • A Better Region 8: Bad driving habits

    A Better Region 8: Bad driving habits

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:09 PM EST2017-11-17 22:09:52 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 5:19 PM EST2017-11-17 22:19:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    In a national survey, Kars 4 Kids revealed Arkansas drivers rank 48th in the country when it comes to having courteous drivers.  I have to say, I'm not surprised. 

    In a national survey, Kars 4 Kids revealed Arkansas drivers rank 48th in the country when it comes to having courteous drivers.  I have to say, I'm not surprised. 

  • Jail expansion construction to begin in 2018

    Jail expansion construction to begin in 2018

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:11 PM EST2017-11-17 23:11:45 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 7:04 PM EST2017-11-18 00:04:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Construction on the Randolph County Jail expansion project is set to begin in 2018.

    Construction on the Randolph County Jail expansion project is set to begin in 2018.

  • Mission Outreach holds their largest food drive

    Mission Outreach holds their largest food drive

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:56 PM EST2017-11-17 22:56:16 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 6:58 PM EST2017-11-17 23:58:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Mission Outreach held a food drive at the Paragould City Hall on Friday.

    Mission Outreach held a food drive at the Paragould City Hall on Friday.

Powered by Frankly