Title: 1:30 p.m. EPA Aerial Survey Report
Source: Assumption Parish Police Jury
Date: Sept 4, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) returned its report of the aerial survey performed in Bayou Corne on Saturday, August 25, 2012. The survey showed no detectable emissions from the area in concentrations great enough to represent a public hazard.
Aerial Chemical Survey, Bayou Corne Sinkhole
United State Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Emergency Management
Survey Date: August 25, 2012
Results indicated that total gamma count showed slightly elevated but normal levels along state highway 70 and in farmland on the eastern portion of the survey area.
Figure 8: Total Gamma Count Corne Bayou
Examination of total gamma count plot shows that the total gamma count environment is slightly higher over the developed area along state highway 70 and near the intersection of highway 70 and 69.
Results of the total count analysis showed slightly elevated levels on the north and east side of the survey area but well within normal sedimentary rock levels.