4:06 P.M. Press Release

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 Brine officials.

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.

A parish YouTube account has also been set up. Today’s 2:30 press conference is available for viewing, now. To access the parish YouTube channel, please visit http://www.youtube.com/user/assumptionla.

To view the press release in its entirety, click here.