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Reports: Tornadoes reported in Kansas, Nebraska as severe weather outbreak continues into Tuesday night – AccuWeather.com


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Reports: Tornadoes reported in Kansas, Nebraska as severe weather outbreak continues into Tuesday night
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Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and isolated tornadoes will threaten lives and property over part of the central United States through Wednesday. Thunderstorms are expected from western Oklahoma to Wisconsin with the highest risk of severe weather
Severe weather potential in Lincoln for Wednesday1011now
Storm shelters on Kansas Turnpike can be lifesaving options in severe weatherKMBC Kansas City
Conditions Ripe For Severe Weather, During First Half of Weekkwbe
KETV Omaha –The Daily Nonpareil
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Eartquakes follow fracking wastewater trail in southern Kansas

Wastewater created during oil and gas production and disposed of by deep injection into underlying rock layers is the probable cause for a surge in earthquakes in southern Kansas since 2013, a new report in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of …

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Kansas fossil hunters brave Antarctica for rare plants – Topeka Capital Journal


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Kansas fossil hunters brave Antarctica for rare plants
Topeka Capital Journal
That's because Antarctica holds some of the world's largest deposits of plant fossils from the Permian and Triassic period. Temperatures during the Permian were far colder than during the Triassic, so plants that adapted through the mass extinction in

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It’s Official: Injection of Fracking Wastewater Caused Kansas’ Biggest Earthquake

The largest earthquake ever recorded in Kansas—a 4.9 magnitude temblor that struck northeast of Milan on Nov. 12, 2014—has been officially linked to wastewater injection into deep underground wells, according to new research from the U.S. Geological …
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Extreme Weather and Flash Floods in South-Central Kansas – ABC News

Extreme Weather and Flash Floods in South-Central Kansas
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Heavy rainfall throughout the night in south-central Kansas led to flash flooding and many school closures today. In Wichita, up to 10 inches of rain fell overnight, and flash flooding has continued throughout this morning. In addition, thousands of

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Kansas tightens fracking restrictions

The Kansas Geological Survey determined that fracking wasn’t causing the earthquakes but said the practice of injecting oilfield wastewater into rock formations underground was a likely cause. Underground water upsets the balance between layers of rock …
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Kansas panel tightens fracking waste limits in effort to prevent earthquakes

In its continuing effort to settle the shaky ground, a divided Kansas Corporation Commission on Tuesday expanded restrictions on underground injection of oilfield wastewater linked to the spate of earthquakes over the past four years. The new rules put …
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Photo gallery: Several countries rushing to broaden foothold in Antarctica – Kansas City Star


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Photo gallery: Several countries rushing to broaden foothold in Antarctica
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Ernesto Molina, a Chilean scientist, carrying sea water samples back to base on King George Island, Antarctica, Dec. 1, 2015. For decades to come, Antarctica is supposed to be protected as a scientific preserve, shielded from intrusions like military

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Kansas to Texas Faces Severe Weather Outbreak, Tornadoes This Weekend – AccuWeather.com


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Kansas to Texas Faces Severe Weather Outbreak, Tornadoes This Weekend
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The central and southern Plains will continue to be pummeled by strong storms for the next several days, but the most potent severe weather threat is likely to be during the Mother's Day weekend. Tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds and flash flooding
Tornadoes reported in Oklahoma, Kansas, NebraskaCNN
Louisville is in a 15% risk for severe storms on MondayWLKY Louisville
Center Of 'Tornado Alley' Shifting To Green Country, Research Sh – NewsOn6 News On 6
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Kansas Earthquakes Likely Tied To Rise In Fracking Wastewater, State Geologists Say

Oil and gas activity in Kansas is likely to blame for the state’s recent spate of earthquakes, geologists said this week. Their finding adds to the mounting national evidence that injecting wastewater from oil and gas wells can cause seismic shocks in …
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