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“Man”made earthquakes April 5, 2012

Posted by Jill S. Schneiderman in earthquakes, hydraulic fracturing.
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A paper will be presented by US Geological Survey geoscientists at the upcoming meeting of the Seismological Society of America meeting that asserts the following: the injection of fluids into the earth’s crust in the pursuit of natural gas has caused a spate of earthquakes from the southeastern U.S. to the Rockies.