Sulphur Mines Investigation 2023


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On September 20, 2023, Commissioner Monique M. Edwards of the Louisiana Office of Conservation issued an emergency declaration at the Sulphur Mines salt dome near the town of Sulphur, Louisiana. Shortly after, Governor John Bel Edwards issued an emergency proclamation. This page is intended to provide concerned citizens and interested parties with information regarding the ongoing investigation at the Sulphur Mines salt dome. 



 Office of Conservation Letter to Residents - Issued September 29, 2023


Briefing to Calcasieu Parish Officials 9/25/2023

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Latest Office of Conservation (OOC) LDNR Sulphur Mines News Releases

Gov. Edwards and Office of Conservation declare emergency for Calcasieu Parish salt cavern operation - 9/20/2023