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Mine Subsidence

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Crews Working Fast To Stabilize Ground After Mt. Oliver Mine Subsidence

Twenty homeowners on Frederick Street in Mount Oliver have sad proof that the hills are honeycombed with old, abandoned mines. Last month they felt the earth move under their feet.

08/16/2013

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DEP Officials Make Plans For Damaged Mt. Oliver Homes

Today Tony Mazza got the news from the Department of Environmental Protection that his home is one of 12 with structural damage after the ground shifted late last week.

07/15/2013

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Trench Grows In North Versailles

Officials in North Versailles are trying to get to the bottom of what’s causing a slide in their community.

04/26/2011

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Homeowner Near Deep Crack In North Versailles Questions Mine Maps

Dave Milko says it began as a hole about the size of a basketball, but now that hole has expanded into a 25-foot deep crack that runs in the alley behind his home and several others in North Versailles.

04/22/2011

DEP’s Mine Subsidence Information

A 25-foot deep crack is causing some concern in North Versailles. Residents are now being encouraged to purchase mine subsidence insurance. To check and see if you should apply, check the DEP’s website here. Their […]

04/22/2011

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