9:00 a.m. DNR Order

As posted yesterday evening, Louisiana Commissioner of Conservation James Welsh ordered Texas Brine LLC to take action to assess and abate threats to public safety and the environment caused by the failure of its abandoned brine cavern on the west side of the Napoleonville Salt Dome, including the presence of natural gas in the area ground water aquifer.

To view the order, access the link below:

http://dnr.louisiana.gov/assets/OC/BC_All_Updates/12.OC.OCTORDER.pdf