Assumption bills Texas Brine for sinkhole costs - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Assumption bills Texas Brine for sinkhole costs

BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) -

Assumption Parish officials want Texas Brine to foot the bill for costs associated with the sinkhole.

Parish officials sent the company bills totaling $321,000.

Most of the amount comes from manpower from the sheriff's office and parish police jury since August 3rd.

Texas Brine owns a failed salt cavern blamed for the cause of the now-nearly three-month long headache in Bayou Corne.

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