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WARNING! Anticipating the Next Mega-Quake
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, earthquakes, tsunamis, Pacific Norhtwest, predictions, science )

Cal
- 204 days ago - cbsnews.com
scientists say it's a question of when -- not IF -- a devastating earthquake, followed by a huge tsunami, strikes the continental United States, right in the Pacific Northwest.
Fracking Just Caused Another 4.6-Magnitude Earthquake
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 280 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Oklahoma now has more quakes than anywhere in the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Oil and Gas Industry: Stop Causing Earthquakes in America's Heartland
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, energy industry, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 314 days ago - change.org
The link between the stateâEUR(TM)s dramatic rise in earthquake activity and the industryâEUR(TM)s fracking operations has been established by countless experts, including the Oklahoma Geological Survey, the U.S. Geological Survey
More and Bigger Drilling-Linked Earthquakes Rattle Oklahoma
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, wastewater disposaL, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 426 days ago - reuters.com
Several earthquakes shook Oklahoma on Monday as the state experiences a sharp increase in the frequency of tremors linked to wastewater disposal from gas and oil drilling, including from fracking, state and federal officials said.
Earthquakes Tied to Fracking Boom, Two New Studies Confirm
Environment  (tags: earthquakes, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, politics, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 456 days ago - alternet.org
In the last six years, earthquakes in Oklahoma have surged from an average of two a year to 538 last year.
Oil Billionaire Attempts to Silence University Quake Researchers
Environment  (tags: Harold Hamm, earthquakes, Sooner State, Oklahoma Geological Survey )

Dandelion
- 481 days ago - whowhatwhy.org
Billionaire Harold Hamm called for the dismissal of university scientists who had the audacity to claim that human activity was to blame for increased seismic activity in the state. To the Universities credit none of the scientists were dismissed.
Move Over California, Theres A New Earthquake Capital - Oklahoma
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, Oklahoma, California, interactive map )

Dandelion
- 575 days ago - revealnews.org
Oklahoma recorded more than three times as many earthquakes as California in 2014 and remains well ahead in 2015. Earthquakes were rare in Oklahoma until 2009 click play on the interactive map. Increase coincides with fracking in the area.
Tell Congress To Ban Fracking Now - Petition
Environment  (tags: Fracking, contamination of drinking water, explosions, cattle, earthquakes, ban, petition )

Dandelion
- 755 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Toxic results of using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas have led to the contamination of drinking water, cattle quarantined, dangerous explosions in states across the country. In order to protect water resources, we need national fracking ban.
Fracking-Caused Quakes in Oklahoma?
Environment  (tags: waste wwater disposal, earthquakes, Oklahoma, frackiswhack, water, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 832 days ago - msnbc.com
Geologists are increasingly looking at waste water disposal wells as the cause of earthquakes linked to oil drilling.
Fracking, Seismic Activity Grow Hand in Hand in Mexico
Environment  (tags: fracking, increased seismic acitbity, earthquakes, Mexico, frack is whack, water, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, protection )

Cal
- 905 days ago - ipsnews.net
Scientists warn that large-scale fracking for shale gas planned by Mexico's oil company Pemex will cause a surge in seismic activity in northern Mexico, an area already prone to quakes.
Did Fracking Cause Earthquakes in Ohio?
Environment  (tags: earthquakes, fracking, frack is whack, protection, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, energy, ecosystems )

Cal
- 928 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has ordered Texas-based energy company Hilcorp to halt all fracking operations in Mahoning County after at least four earthquakes shook the area on Monday.
Fracking and Energy Exploration Connected to Earthquakes, Say Studies
Environment  (tags: earthquakes, danger, water, environment, destruction, government, pollution, healthconditions )

Judith
- 1074 days ago - nbcnews.com
The rivers of water pumped into and out of the ground during the production of natural gas, oil and geothermal energy are causing the Earth to shake more frequently in areas where these industrial activities are soaring according to a series of studies
Study Raises New Concern About Earthquakes and Fracking Fluids
Environment  (tags: Fracking, frack is whack, activism, activists, destruction, ecosystems, green, conservation, water, pollution, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy, pollution, wildlife, earthquakes, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1173 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Powerful earthquakes thousands of miles (km) away can trigger swarms of minor quakes near wastewater-injection wells like those used in oil and gas recovery, scientists reported on Thursday, sometimes followed months later by quakes big enough to destroy
Underground Sensation Earthquakes Related to Fracking
Environment  (tags: Fracking, earthquakes, Rachel Maddow, waste water injection wells, toxic lubricants, Texas, Texas Railroad Commission, science )

Dandelion
- 1509 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
So now its not just our water supplies being permanently contaminated forever that we need to worry about, it is our homes being destroyed by earthquakes. Toxic lubricants from new wells free up and lubricate fault lines so they will slip.
 

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