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Mine subsidence in Illinois

facts for the homeowner considering insurance

by Paul B. DuMontelle

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Published by Illinois State Geological Survey in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mine subsidences,
  • Subsidences (Earth movements)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul B. DuMontelle ... [et al.]
    SeriesIllinois State Geological Survey. Environmental geology notes -- no.99, Environmental geology notes (Illinois State Geological Survey) -- no.99.
    ContributionsIllinois State Geological Survey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN319 .M664
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25388962M
    OCLC/WorldCa8116616

    Southern Illinois has a rich history of coal mining, dating back to the early s where coal was first observed outcropping along the bluffs above the American bottoms. Fast forward to present day and the historic abandoned underground mine works now pose a significant mine subsidence risk to an area that has seen heavy development. Figure 2 Approximate location of site in Williamson County, Illinois. of the subsidence trough. Dynamic profiles are documented as surface subsidence occurs. For instance, longitudinal survey lines are used to document the dynamic traveling subsidence wave that develops on the ground surface behind the advancing mine Size: 4MB.

    Mine Subsidence Research Program (IMSRP) was created to address these concerns. This study is one of several projects performed under the IMSRP with funding from the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM), Illinois Department of Natural Resources Coal Development Board, and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Size: 4MB.   The mine subsidence was first spotted by a police officer around 4 a.m. Wednesday. As of that afternoon, Benld Mayor Gloria Sidar said the subsidence is still traveling, so more damage is possible.

    The Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund provides low cost insurance coverage in 37 Ohio counties for homes damaged due to mine subsidence. Report your claim to an agent or the insurance company. Your agent or insurance company will notify the Ohio Mine Subsidence Insurance Underwriting Association, which administers and adjusts the claim.   Planned coal mine subsidence in Illinois: a public information booklet by Bauer, R. A. Publication date Topics Mine subsidences, Coal mines and mining Publisher Illinois State Geological Survey Illinois Mine Subsidence Research Program No. 7. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages:


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Mine subsidence in Illinois by Paul B. DuMontelle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Coal Mines in Illinois Viewer illustrates a general depiction of underground mining in the state and will help determine the proximity of coal mines and underground industrial mines to your home or business.

Please follow the instructions below for using the viewer and linking to additional map products that contain more information. Planned Coal Mine Subsidence in Illinois: A Public Information Booklet ( MB PDF) The Proximity of Underground Mines to Urban and Developed Lands in Illinois.

Circular, study provides maps and statistics per county on the proximity of both coal and non-coal underground-mined areas to urban development, and is an update of Treworgy.

The statutory definition of mine subsidence as stated in Article XXXVIIIA of the Illinois Insurance Code is as follows: "Mine Subsidence" means lateral or vertical ground movement caused by a failure initiated at the mine level, of man made underground mines, including, but not limited to coal mines, clay mines, limestone mines, and fluorspar.

But this might take a millennium or two to accomplish. Generally, with mine subsidence, it will not be an extensive area, usually less than 3 acres.

However, there could be a 3 acre subsidence in and another 3 acres subsidence in a different part of the mine in Q: Is the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund a state-operated program. Mine subsidence insurance is available only in states that offer it.

These states currently include Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wyoming. If you live in one of these states, you can consult a map that details the location of old mines in order to determine whether your house is at risk.

The Indiana Mine Subsidence Program, created by The Indiana State Legislature, protects home and property owners in 26 affected counties in southwestern Indiana along the Illinois Coal Basin. Due to the nature of the damage, standard policies do not cover mine subsidence claims.

research under the Illinois Mine Sub-sidence Research Program (IMSRP). This program was established by the Illinois Coal Association and the Illi-nois Farm Bureau in to investigate the impacts of planned subsidence Illinois Mine Subsidence Research Program-Subsidence- Cited by: 7.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bauer, Robert A. Mine subsidence in Illinois. Champaign, Ill.: Illinois State Geological Survey, est mine subsidence events ( × feet and >50 feet deep) took place over a lead-zinc mine near Galena in (Touseull and Rich ).

Most mine subsidence in Illinois, however, is related to coal mining, which represents the largest volume extracted and area undermined in the state of any solid commodity. The total acreage where coal mining. Filed under: Mine subsidences. Surface subsidence over a room-and-pillar mine in the western United States /, by Jeff A.

Magers (page images at HathiTrust) Research report and recommendations for the House Executive Subcommittee on Mine Subsidence / ([Springfield]: The Staff, ), by Illinois.

General Assembly. Coverage in specified counties, unless rejected in writing. In Illinois and West Virginia, you may also State Laws in Illinois, Kentucky and West Virginia require that we provide you with Mine Subsidence covered.

Note: In Kentucky, the collapse must result in direct damage to a structure. Also, water seepage is notFile Size: 16KB. A field survey and analysis of mine subsidence of abandoned coal mines in St.

David, Illinois}, author = {Wildanger, E.G. and Mahar, J. and Nieto, A.}, abstractNote = {This study examined the geologic data, mining history, and subsidence trends of the St. David region. Mine subsidence has occurred due to collapse of the abandoned mine workings.

T1 - Mine subsidence in Illinois. T2 - facts for homeowners. AU - Bauer, R. AU - Trent, B. AU - Dumontelle, P. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - An estimated housing units in Illinois have been built over or adjacent to underground mines.

This report provides information on how subsidence may be detected and its by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mine subsidence in Illinois. Champaign, Ill.: Illinois State Geological Survey, [] (OCoLC) ILLINOIS COAL MINE SUBSIDENCE LAW Robert E. Beck* Sharon Sigwerth** Inthe Illinois Supreme Court established an absolute right to subjacent support in the surface owner.

This Article explores the coal mine subsidence law that has since developed in Illinois. The authors review the principles of liability established by the case. minedoutarea boundaryof coal-bearingrocks About,acresofIllinoisland hasbeenunderminedforcoaland ,acres ofresidentialandotherbuilt-up landinIllinoisliesclosetounder- groundminesandmaybesuscepti- mated ,housingunitsinthestate havebeenbuiltoveroradjacentto undergroundmines.

Investigations of subsidence damage began in Illinois more than years ago. However, over the years there has been very little scientific or engineering documentation of subsidence movements in Illinois.

In Europe on the other hand, knowledge of coal mine subsidence has progressed to a fairly advanced state, for longwall mining in by: @article{osti_, title = {Mine subsidence}, author = {Singh, M.M.}, abstractNote = {This book presents the papers given at a conference on ground subsidence in underground coal mines.

Topics considered at the conference included a subsidence prediction model, the use of backfill zones and yielding pillars for subsidence control, a simplified computerized method to.

27 September SIU-Carbondale This work was sponsored by the lllinois Mine Subsidence Research Program administered by the lllinois State Geological Survey through a grant from the lllinois Coal Development Board of the lllinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources and members of the lllinois Coal Association and lllinois Farm Bureau.

Mine Subsidence. Getting the Facts on Mine Subsidence. Underground mining, primarily for coal, was widespread across the Midwest. In fact, a significant area has been undermined in 34 Illinois Counties. This poses a risk of ground movement caused by the collapse of an underground mine.

An insurance endorsement can be added to your property. Indiana law requires that we make Mine Subsidence Coverage available to you in specified counties.

Your agent has a list of these counties. State Laws in Illinois, Kentucky and West Virginia require that we provide you with Mine Subsidence Coverage in specified counties, unless rejected in writing. In Illinois and West Virginia, you may alsoFile Size: 11KB.Subsidence insurance can be added to your homeowners policy at any time.

To be eligible for a claim, your property must be insured prior to any damage from mine subsidence. For more information about coal mine subsidence insurance, contact your insurance agent or the Indiana Subsidence Insurance Fund at the Indiana Department of Insurance.turing that leads to the surface expression of coal-mine subsidence and to examine the effects of the bedrock deformation on the local hydrogeology.

Two longwall panels in Jefferson County, Illinois, were characterized before and after subsidence by using core drilling, geotechnical instru- mentation, and in situ Size: 3MB.