8:00 p.m. Activity Update from the Office of Conservation (MONDAY 08/12/2013)

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, Aug. 12 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – lowest level, indicating little seismic activity detected near sinkhole/Oxy 3

– Continuing sub-slab pressure monitoring at 108 Crawfish Stew and 1433 Sauce Piquante

– Excavating for footings and piping to install ventilation system at 1465 Sauce Piquante

– Conducting ambient and in-stack air monitoring at 116 and 135 Crawfish Stew, and ambient air monitoring at 1433 Sauce Piquante

– Performing sub-slab vapor monitoring and sampling at 108 Crawfish Stew


– Removing water on ORWs 26 (north of La. 70, west of Texas Brine facility) and 38 (north of community, behind Sauce Piquante)

– Installing pressure monitoring well at CPT 85 location (south of La. 70, west of Texas Brine facility)

– Installing CPT 64 (western containment berm) CPT 110W (north of La. 70, west of Texas Brine Facility)


Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Placing clay on southern and eastern containment berms and compacting for density tests

– Stockpiling clay for containment