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Controversy and Finger Pointing in 2014 Landslide in North Salt Lake PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Friday, 31 July 2015 00:24
August 2014 Landslide in North Salt

The couple owning a house up-slope from a massive 2014 landslide is accused of overwatering their lawn, leading to the landslide in a lawsuit filed by the developer. The developer also blames a natural gas company, and some other nearby construction, but had denied any responsibility for the slide. In a countersuit, the two homeowners say they are being scapegoated and blame a natural gas company that owns and operates two pipelines near the slide, two geotech firms that studied the land prior to further development and the local tennis club for expanding a parking lot at the base of the hill. This sounds like a completely tangled up mess! [Source: Daily Mail Online. Image: Associated Press via The Daily Mail]

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