WABC: ‘Giant sinkholes in Queens after Hurricane Sandy’ — Paper: ‘Alarm street may collapse’ — Expert: ‘I’m extremely concerned what’s visible isn’t the full extent of it’ — Officials blame underground utility lines (VIDEO)
November 23rd, 2012
Title: Giant sinkholes a problem in Queens after Hurricane Sandy
Source: ABC 7
Author: Jeff Pegues, Jennifer Matarese
Date: Nov 20, 2012
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Giant sinkholes a problem in Queens after Hurricane Sandy
First they were flooded by Hurricane Sandy and now they’re being swallowed by sinkholes.
Some of the sinkholes are 10 feet deep in Queens.
Residents are worried about further damage to their homes and whether the ground their standing on could literally cave and crumble. [...]
Officials with the Department of Environmental Protection [...] say they believe it has something to do with a sewer line that runs under the backyards. [...]