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Crumbling Foundations Complete Coverage

Crumbling Foundations Complete Coverage

NBC Connecticut's Award-Winning Coverage of the Crumbling Foundation Crisis

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 at 12:21 AM EDT

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Tells Its Side

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Tells Its Side

J.J. Mottes Company talks for the first time two months into the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters' investigation into crumbling foundations in eastern Connecticut.

Friday, Sep 11, 2015 at 01:47 PM EDT

Crumbling Foundations: Repair, Replace or Walk Away?

Crumbling Foundations: Repair, Replace or Walk Away?

What are the options for those affected by crumbling foundations? Troubleshooter George Colli investigates the costs and risks for all of them.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 07:41 PM EDT

Towns Fear Fallout if No Govt. Action Taken on Foundations

Towns Fear Fallout if No Govt. Action Taken on Foundations

Federal, state and town officials are concerned with the ripple effect the growing crisis could have on entire communities.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 08:34 PM EDT

Crumbling Foundations: 'I Didn't Know Then What We Know Now'

Crumbling Foundations: 'I Didn't Know Then What We Know Now'

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal calls for a federal, state and local task force while responding to why he didn’t investigate failing foundation problem in 2002.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:25 PM EST

Town Wants State to Tackle 'Growing Crisis'

Town Wants State to Tackle 'Growing Crisis'

Some town officials want a coordinated effort of local, state and federal agencies to take on the problem of failing foundations affecting hundreds of homeowners.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:26 PM EST

Former Lawmaker Called for Investigation in 2002

Former Lawmaker Called for Investigation in 2002

The Troubleshooters obtained a letter showing former State Rep. Michael Cardin (D-Tolland) requesting Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal investigate why foundations were crumbling back in 2002 and a meeting was held...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:26 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Governor Asks Attorney General to Assist With Investigation

Crumbling Foundations: Governor Asks Attorney General to Assist With Investigation

Governor Malloy wants investigation to find answers as to how many foundations are affected and if the issue is resolved.

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 at 08:54 PM EDT

Crumbling Foundations: DCP Sends Advisory to Home Inspectors, Realtors

Crumbling Foundations: DCP Sends Advisory to Home Inspectors, Realtors

Dept. of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan Harris is warning home inspectors and realtors of foundation failures, while Sen. Chris Murphy and Rep. Joe Courtney work to find federal help for homeowners...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:27 PM EST

State DOT Says No Bridges Affected by Failing Concrete

State DOT Says No Bridges Affected by Failing Concrete

The state Department of Transportation says potential exposure of Connecticut bridges to failing concrete is "extremely, extremely small."

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:27 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Caught on Campus

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Caught on Campus

UConn officials repeatedly said the concrete company at center of crumbling foundations investigation has done no jobs at university since at least 1995.

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