Oklahoma’s fracking-induced earthquakes are not going to stop

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Aug 112017
 

This wasn’t supposed to happen anymore. In recent years, Oklahoma has seen a massive uptick in earthquakes, a rise that has been linked to wastewater injection wells used in fracking operations. There are already several class action lawsuits over …
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U-I expert says there’s evidence fracking increased earthquakes in Oklahoma

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Aug 042017
 

Bill Barnhart, an assistant professor in the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, says earthquakes in Oklahoma picked up dramatically after 2008 as oil drilling and fracking operations started injecting wastewater into the ground.
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Alarming animated map shows how Oklahoma and its neighboring states have been hit by frequent earthquakes since fracking began in 2009

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Jul 232017
 

They add, however, that it is not merely fracking causing the tremors, but the result of injecting wastewater at depths well-below the fracking horizon. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking is the process of injecting a liquid chemical mixture and sand at …
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What’s Causing The Massive Increase In Earthquakes In Middle America? It’s Not Fracking

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Jun 232017
 

While fracking causes a lot of other environmental and health issues, it isn’t the root cause of Oklahoma’s increased earthquake activity. So, what is? The culprit is the massive DEEP WASTEWATER INJECTION of the by-product of shale oil and gas production.
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America Is Fracked: Earthquakes Increased – America’s Lawyer

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Mar 242017
 

Mike Papantonio discusses the link between fracking wastewater injection wells and earthquakes in Oklahoma and speaks with attorney Curt Marshall about several lawsuits that are being filed by Oklahoma residents against energy companies over the earthquakes.
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After fracking-caused earthquakes, Pawnee Nation courts to try energy companies

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Mar 192017
 

The quakes, more than three a day, were linked to the underground disposal of wastewater, a byproduct of fracking for oil and gas. After Oklahoma restricted the number and volume of wastewater injection wells, the number of earthquakes dropped to 2,500 in …
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Where Will Disposal of Wastewater from Fracking and Other Drilling Trigger Earthquakes?

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Mar 082017
 

It’s pretty clear by now that wastewater injection, a way of disposing of the brackish water used in fracking and other oil and gas drilling processes, can cause earthquakes. But, to date, the response to these injection-caused earthquakes has been reactive.
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USGS Finally Admits That Fracking Causes Earthquakes

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Mar 032017
 

It has taken years to finally admit it, but the U.S. Geological Survey has just confirmed that three million Americans are at risk from human-induced earthquakes caused by wastewater disposal, a process in fracking, in 2017. The study was focused on the U …
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Earthquakes in Pennsylvania prove need for more fracking regulations

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Mar 012017
 

The real cause of tiny tremors is the disposal of wastewater deep underground. In addition to gas, fracking also produces plenty of toxic waste products. Wastewater disposal wells, where toxic water is injected thousands of feet in the ground so as not to …
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Sanders and Pruitt Rumble Over Earthquakes

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Feb 032017
 

Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed that “the cause of” the spike in earthquakes in Oklahoma “is fracking.” But it’s more complicated than that. The cause involves many factors — primarily increased wastewater disposal from all oil and gas operations …
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