So the drilling industry insisted there was no link at all between fracking and earthquakes, but finally had to admit that injecting fracking wastewater can trigger earthquakes. Now it looks like the actual fracking can trigger earthquakes,
Twin earthquakes rattled the Islamic Republic on Saturday. Iran state TV is reporting at least 180 dead and 1,300 people injured...
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The Hidden Risks of Pumping Waste Underground...
I wonder when it will be as unthinkable for businesses to cause greater harm to the environment as it seems to be to tax them. It's uncontroversial at this point that injecting the wastewater that's a byproduct of fracking is likely to trigger
I think it's safe to assume that by the time an energy company is admitting problems, it's generally much worse than they admit. They say no greater than 3.0? I say, batten down the hatches: Following seismic tremors in North-West England this
It is odd, isn't it? All of a sudden, areas that rarely experience earthquakes are seeing an increase (like Saturday's 5.6 in Oklahoma - a total of 10 earthquakes in 24 hours!) -- and they just happen to be areas where drilling companies are
News of this day in history - October 14, 1986 - Human Rights activist, author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Reagan and Gorbachev conclude talks in Reykjavik, death toll in El Salvador earthquake at 1,000 and climbing and Soviet troops launch a major offensive near Kabul, Afghanistan.
In a two week span in which the East Coast of the United States was beset by a monstrous hurricane, states in the same area had their strongest earthquake since World War II and Colorado experienced its most violent quake since 1967, we were
A nuclear power plant that was shut down after an earthquake struck central Virginia Tuesday had seismographs removed in 1990s due to budget cuts. U.S. nuclear officials said that the North Anna Power Station, which has two nuclear reactors, had