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Earthquakes Fracking

Era Of 'Unprecedented' Activity Brings Another Swarm Of Earthquakes

AP | Posted 09.12.2014 | Green

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours. ...

Quakes Linked To Oil, Gas Production

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil and gas production may explain a sharp increase in small earthquakes in the nation's midsection, a new study from the U.S. Geolo...

Ohio Earthquakes Caused By Drilling Wastewater Well, Expert Says

AP | By THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 03.03.2012 | Green

CLEVELAND -- A northeast Ohio well used to dispose of wastewater from oil and gas drilling almost certainly caused a series of 11 minor quakes in the ...

Earthquakes Decline After Closure Of 'Fracking' Sites

AP | By SARAH EDDINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The number and strength of earthquakes in central Arkansas have noticeably dropped since the shutdown of two injection wells in t...