Parish and State
officials met with Texas Brine officials on Saturday morning. The 1984 Texas Brine permit requirements were
discussed, which included provisions providing assistance to evacuees. Texas Brine officials committed and stated
that they are willing to make a significant contribution to that effort. Parish is awaiting further details from Texas
Texas Brine has indicated that they have located a drilling rig and hope
to have the rig mobilized on location by the end of next week.
To access the parish blog, please visit www.assumptionla.wordpress.com.
A parish you tube account has also been set up to post videos of various
press conferences. To access the parish
you tube, please visit youtube.com/user/assumptionla.
If anyone has information on bubbling locations or
about a potential origin of the gas, please contact the Assumption Parish Office of Homeland
Security and Emergency Preparedness at (985) 369-7386.