Meeting held to get public's opinion of proposal for drilling salt dome near giant sinkhole

Meeting held to get public's opinion of proposal for drilling salt dome near giant sinkhole

WHITE CASTLE, LA (WAFB) - A public meeting will be held Thursday evening in White Castle to address safety concerns about a proposed project.

Shintech Louisiana wants to start drilling another salt dome near the site of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish.

Many people are concerned about the impacts of the project, which is why officials want people to come out to this event to get their questions answered.

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Chateau Blanc, which is located on K.D. Drive in White Castle.

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