Thursday, 24 October 2013

Oklahoma 'Earthquake Swarm' May Be Linked to Fracking

Huffington Post

The US Geological Survey suggests "injection-induced seismicity" may be playing a role in a spike in earthquake activity in the state. The term refers to pumping wastewater produced by fracking and other oil and gas projects into storage deep in the ground. Details here.

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