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Homeowners in Fort Washington who were affected by a slope failure in May have already heard two plans to make them whole. On Wednesday, they heard a third.
The Fort Washington residents who were forced out of their homes after a slope failure in May were given their options at a meeting on Monday night, and none of them were great.
Things got a little tense Thursday night as people with homes on and near the site of the Piscataway Drive slope failure met with Prince George's County officials to find out when they can go home.
The heavy rain mixed with Marlboro clay is what a new report says is to blame for triggering a slow moving landslide in Fort Washington.
The heavy rain, mixed with Marlboro clay is what a new report says is to blame for triggering a slow moving landslide in Fort Washington.
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"The rain certainly should be a concern," says Maryland state geologist Richard Ortt. "Prince George's County is going to be monitoring the situation very tightly."
The slope failure in the Piscataway Hills neighborhood of Fort Washington still is being evaluated. People don't know when they'll be allowed back into their homes.
Prince George's County officials say they have no idea at this point when evacuated residents will be allowed back into their homes.
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