CONFIRMED: Fracking Caused Texas Quakes

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register A 4.8 magnitude earthquake that struck East Texas in 2012 was triggered by the injection of large volumes of wastewater from oil and gas activities, according to a new study by Stanford scientists and others. It has long been suspected that the 2012 quake - the largest ever recorded in Texas -…

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.