Homes in Livingston County at Risk for Mine Subsidence

PONTIAC, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The risk of mine subsidence is present for many homeowners in Livingston County, and the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) has initiated a consumer education initiative to address the issue. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.