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Assumption Parish

Shell, mulling a new Louisiana plant, turns to a community go-between

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Nov. 4, 2013 edition.) Shell might build a natural gas-to-liquids or GTL plant in Louis...

WATCH: Tree-Sucking Sinkhole

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.04.2013 | Weird News

I've got a "sinking feeling" that you're going to be absolutely shocked when you watch this video above depicting nature at its scariest. The caug...

Stench Of Louisiana 'Stinkhole' Forcing Longtime Neighbors To Move

AP | LITTICE BACON-BLOOD | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News

BAYOU CORNE, La. -- The sob is deep and exhaled on a frustrated sigh. "I cannot stand this!" The words burst from Annette Richie and ping off the bar...

Louisiana Sinkhole Evacuees Won't Be Home For Awhile

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the eight-acre, Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish, owners of slab houses are waiting for methane-gas monitors to be installed in December.

Louisiana Sinkhole Spurs Evacuations, Lawsuits and a Resignation

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

After a sinkhole formed in Assumption Parish early this month, hundreds of neighbors fled, lawsuits were filed and Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources Secretary Scott Angelle resigned.