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Wastewater Injection

We're Getting More Man-Made Earthquakes In Parts Of The U.S., Geological Survey Says

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.23.2015 | Green

Man-made earthquakes associated with wastewater disposal wells from oil and gas extraction are on the rise in parts of the United States, according to...

Rise In Oklahoma Earthquakes Likely Triggered By Oil And Gas Production, Scientists Say

Reuters | CAREY GILLAM | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green

(Reuters) - Oklahoma geologists have documented strong links between increased seismic activity in the state and the injection into the ground of wast...

Rare Earthquake Warning Issued For Oklahoma

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on LiveScience. Mile for mile, there are almost as many earthquakes rattling Oklahoma as California this year. This ...

Hunter Stuart

How One Report Says Energy Companies Are Increasing The Risk Of California Earthquakes | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green

Many of California's oil industry wastewater injection wells are near recently active fault lines, posing a risk of earthquakes that could damage cruc...

Did Wastewater Injection Lead To The Dallas Earthquakes?

Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

By Eli MacKinnon, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer: Three unusual earthquakes that shook a suburb west of Dallas over the weekend appear to be ...

Injection Wells: The Poison Beneath Us

Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: Over the past several decades, U.S. industries have injected more than 30 trillion gallons of toxic liquid ...