Bayou Corne sinkhole 'No natural radioactive materials' | WAFB

Scientists took samples from the giant sink hole in Assumption Parish Thursday to test them for naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM).

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) said because the slurry in Bayou Corne is near areas used for oil and gas exploration in the past, the presence of low levels of NORM is possible.

However, initial test results say there were no detectable levels for NORM...
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