U.S. Earthquake Uptick Linked to Oil and Gas Disposal Wells, Study Shows
Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
July 13, 2013
Oklahoma has experienced an increase in earthquakes in recent years, a phenomenon many geophysicists have linked to disposal wells used by the oil and gas industry. The 5.7-magnitude quake that injured two people and destroyed 14 homes in November 2011 was Oklahoma’s largest on record and is likely the largest triggered by wastewater injection, a [...]
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