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2011 Mine Subsidence Articles
Subsidence keeps Upper Lehigh road closed (posted 11/6/11)
(The Standard-Speaker) -- A large hole covering a good portion of Prospect Road has kept one of only two entrances to Upper Lehigh near Freeland closed since late September.
Possible mine subsidence in Duryea (posted 9/24/11)
(Scranton Times-Tribune) -- DURYEA - Officials are investigating whether a patch of ground that sunk on a property in Duryea Friday afternoon is mine subsidence.
Route 125 Closed Due to Mine Subsidence
(WNEP) -- Part of a major road in Northumberland County is shut down and drivers are being warned to stay away after a massive hole opened along the highway.
Mine subsidence in Mayfield filled
(Scranton Times-Tribune) -- MAYFIELD - Eileen Brzuchalski was relieved when the crew arrived Monday to seal up a mine subsidence that left a nearly 20 foot deep hole in her driveway two weeks ago.
Dunmore discusses mine subsidences, insurance
(Go Lackawanna) -- Dunmore residents learned about mine subsidences and how they can protect themselves at the Dunmore Borough Council work session on Monday.
Subsidence opens near Lobitz Catering Service
(The Standard-Speaker) -- State officials have agreed to fill a mine subsidence that opened Wednesday morning in the parking lot of a Hazle Township catering service, a township
Huge Hole Opens Behind Home in Wilkes-Barre
(WNEP) -- Mining officials said a huge hole that opened up near a home in Wilkes-Barre over the weekend is a mine subsidence.
Subsidence repair contracts due at 2 p.m.
(Scranton Times-Tribune) -- Bids on a mine subsidence reclamation project in Dunmore are due this afternoon, a spokesman for the Department of Environmental Protection said.
Officials gather to seek fixes for Connellsville mine subsidence
(DAILY COURIER) -- The mine subsidence on Buttermore Boulevard at East Crawford Avenue in Connellsville Township that endangers two sanitary sewer lines has attracted attention from federal to local officials, and the scrutiny may bring funds necessary to fix the problem.
Report on Underground Mine Subsidence Shows Impacts on Water, Property
(Gant Daily) -- HARRISBURG – A new report from the Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Pittsburgh shows that while underground mine subsidence continues to cause damage to above ground property and water supplies, industry improvements have helped to lessen that impact in many areas.
Gas crews at work, DEP gaining clearance, funding for Butler Street subsidence
(Scranton Times-Tribune) -- DUNMORE - The Department of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation faces a formidable hurdle before it can begin the actual work of repairing a Butler Street subsidence: paperwork.
Trouble with old mines nothing new for Butler Street (posted 1/4/11)
(Scranton Times-Tribune ) -- Coal mining may be little more than a memory for most area residents, but for those on Butler Street in Dunmore, the long-defunct industry poses a very immediate problem.
UGI begins redirecting lines after subsidence
(Scranton Times-Tribune ) -- DUNMORE - Crews from UGI Penn Natural Gas began work to redirect gas lines around the mine subsidence on Butler Street this morning and will finish by day's end.
Dunmore subsidence deemed mining-related
(Scranton Times-Tribune ) -- DUNMORE - Investigators from the state Department of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation on Monday determined a subsidence on Butler Street to be mine-related.