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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Oklahoma’s drinking water is at risk from fracking, new report finds

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Apr 072017
 

The so-called Halliburton loophole allows fracking companies to keep the chemicals they use — which end up in wastewater disposal wells — secret from the public. On Thursday, Democratic representatives introduced a suite of bills that would …
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After new regulations, Oklahoma’s shakes calm down a bit

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Dec 022016
 

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited injections of wastewater from fracking into underground wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows. And a new scientific study says the state is …
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Lawsuits Accuse Fracking Companies of Triggering Oklahoma’s Earthquake Surge

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Jan 202016
 

Credit: Reuters Two lawsuits in Oklahoma accuse more than a dozen oil and gas companies of triggering recent earthquakes by disposing of their drilling waste in deep wells. The lawsuits filed last week come on the heels of heightened earthquake activity in …
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(It’s fracking stupid!) This One Suit Could Take Down Oklahoma’s Oil And Gas Industry | ThinkProgress

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Dec 132015
 

The earthquake was allegedly triggered by the fracking companies, who were conducting wastewater injection nearby. “When you look at the actual science and you look at the data, you can’t help but go, ‘It’s the injection wells, stupid.’
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This One Suit Could Take Down Oklahoma’s Oil And Gas Industry

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Dec 112015
 

The earthquake was allegedly triggered by the fracking companies, who were conducting wastewater injection nearby. “When you look at the actual science and you look at the data, you can’t help but go, ‘It’s the injection wells, stupid.’
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What’s behind Oklahoma’s surge in earthquakes?

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Jun 282014
 

Now they’re averaging one per day. The state is now looking into a possible connection between either hydraulic fracturing or fracking, the process of extracting natural gas from underground wells, or wastewater from oil and gas production being pumped …
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