Sunday Jul 6
The Raw Story
Fracking responsible for 22,900 percent increase in Oklahoma earthquakes since 2008
A study published in July 4, 2014 issue of Science determined that the surge in earthquake activity in what had been tectonically calm Oklahoma is a direct result of hydrofracking and waste-water injection.
Wastewater 'triggers US quake surge'
Massive injections of wastewater from the oil and gas industry are likely to have triggered a sharp rise in earthquakes in the state of Oklahoma.
A swarm of earthquakes plagues Oklahoma
State is now second only to California in the number of earthquakes; scientists suspect drilling of injection wells may be causing it.
Sen. Udall says he'll vote 'no' on Keystone XL pipeline
Welders work on a joint between two sections of pipe during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Oklahoma, U.S., on Monday, March 11, 2013.