January 9, 2012

Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes? Yes.

Editorial, Washington Post


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DOES HYDRAULIC fracturing to obtain natural gas cause earthquakes?

Yes. . .

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TAGGED: Earthquakes, Fracking, U.S. Energy Policy, Natural Gas, Shale Gas Production, Health Impact, Environmental Impact, Environmental Regulations, Washington Post

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