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Fracking can cause earthquakes a long way from its site

Once this waste water has served its purpose, it can be reused for fracking injections at another site. By design, the breaking of rock that inevitably accompanies both waste water disposal and …

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Fracking can cause earthquakes tens of kilometres away – new research

Once this waste water has served its purpose, it can be reused for fracking injections at another site. By design, the breaking of rock that inevitably accompanies both waste water disposal and …

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Fracking: Subsurface fluid injection causes earthquakes

The practice of subsurface fluid injection is commonly used in both ‘fracking’ (hydraulic fracturing) and wastewater disposal for oil and gas exploration. Fracking is a controversial activity. In the …

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Fracking: Earthquakes are triggered well beyond fluid injection zones

Using data from field experiments and computer modeling of ground faults, researchers have discovered that the practice of subsurface fluid injection used in ‘fracking’ and wastewater disposal for oil …

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New research links fracking to earthquakes in central, eastern U.S.

The layers from which oil and gas are extracted are wetter in places like Oklahoma, resulting in larger quantities of wastewater and a greater need for disposal efforts. RELATED Earthquakes linked to …

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Studies link earthquakes to fracking in the central and eastern US

Fracking-related seismicity also tends to look different from seismicity caused by wastewater disposal, Brudzinski said. “The [fracking] seismic signature when you look at it in a sort of timeline …

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Anti-Fracking Advocates Gather To Call Attention to Governor’s Silence On Link Between Oil & Gas Operations and Earthquakes In Panhandle

“Our compendium on medical and scientific literature on fracking shows that the risks of earthquakes can continue to rise for years after waste injection and cannot be prevented through “proper” …

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Earthquakes linked to fracking in China

Often, wastewater left over from the activity is treated and then injected back into the ground. RELATED California should have had a major earthquake by now, geologists warn Fracking operations are …

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Did fracking cause south Alabama earthquakes? Federal researchers investigating

However, according to the USGS, it’s the disposal of drilling wastewater that is most clearly linked to the increase in earthquakes that can be detected. Drilling operations, conventional or fracking, …

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Oil and Gas Commission Confirms Fracking Caused Earthquakes Felt by Hundreds

B.C.’s fracking industry has chalked up a similar … Hydraulic fracturing and wastewater disposal in the Montney basin, which will supply B.C.’s proposed liquefied natural industry, caused …

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