United States: Sinkholes in Far Rockaway Caused by Storm-Damaged Pipes, City Says

New York Times: Residents in Far Rockaway, Queens, have endured their share of hardships caused by Hurricane Sandy, with many still recovering from flooded basements and the loss of electricity. But as the flooding receded, some said, they began noticing a problem they had not anticipated: sinkholes were appearing in areas that had seemed solid and stable before the storm. “I’m worried that my house is going to sink,” Eleanor Alexandre said recently, surveying one of the holes, which was several feet behind her......

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