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Lava or leave it: Pa. homeowner’s insurance policy standards cover volcanic …

Lava or leave it: Pa. homeowner’s insurance policy standards cover volcanic …

Lava or leave it: Pa. homeowner’s insurance policy standards cover volcanic …
News from The Patriot-News – PennLive.com:

Midstate homeowners who lie awake worrying about volcanic eruption — and you know who you are — can sleep in peace.

The standard homeowners insurance policy in Pennsylvania covers volcanic eruption, even though there hasn’t been a volcano in the Keystone State for at least the past 50 million years, according to the state’s official geologist.

What isn’t covered — despite their prevalence in some parts of the midstate during this geological epoch — are sinkholes like those that have been vexing residents in Palmyra.

“Volcanic eruption is covered, but a sinkhole is not,” said Melissa Fox, deputy press secretary for the state Insurance Department. “Why? That’s a great question.”

Legislature sets the rules

The standard coverage for policies is set by state insurance laws that outlin…………… continues on The Patriot-News – PennLive.com

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