U.S. Geological Survey: Fracking waste is the primary cause of the dramatic rise in earthquakes


The Daily Kos has the article U.S. Geological Survey: Fracking waste is the primary cause of the dramatic rise in earthquakes.

The U.S. Geological Survey has backed-up what scientists have been suggesting for years–that deep injection of wastewater is the primary cause of the dramatic rise in detected earthquakes:

I thought that this article would be a nice complement to my previous posts Ohio stiffens regulations after concluding that fracking caused earthquakes and EPA to natural gas companies: Give details on ‘fracking’ chemicals.

It is now approaching 60 years since I first read about this problem.

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