Sinkholes in the News
Kentucky Climate Center
Information about sinkholes and the hazards they pose for developers. Includes photos of sinkhole disasters in Warren County, Kentucky, as well as a map showing that the Transpark site is in a high-risk area.
Crawford & Associates/Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc.
Explains how sinkholes and caves are formed, and how fumes from chemical spills can rise into homes.
Lost River Cave pollution
Report on how chemical and fuel spills polluted Lost River Cave in Bowling Green
Karst: The stealthy hazard
Geotimes, May, 2001
Excellent article about the science of sinkhole hazards
P.E. LaMoreaux & Associates, Inc.
Sinkhole and Karst Conferences
Several photos of sinkholes in Pennsylvania.
Allentown Corporate Plaza
See photos and read about the sinkhole that destroyed an office building in Allentown, PA, causing $10 million in damage.
Airport sinkholes cost taxpayers millions
Southwest Florida International Airport
Read about sinkholes that have caused $4.2 million worth of damage, and forced the closing of a runway. Karst is NOT a good foundation for an airport!
Aerial photo of sinkholes in southeastern Minnesota
Photos of sinkholes in Hernando County, Florida
Photo of huge sinkhole remediation in Polk County, Florida
Photo of a huge sinkhole that swallowed several buildings and part of a road in Florida
Misc. sinkholes in Maryland and Georgia
Photos of sinkholes in Alabama
Photos of sinkholes in Colorado and Arizona
Missouri Department of Conservation
Good background information on sinkholes
Sinkholes in Australia