Fracking wastewater might have caused...

Fracking wastewater might have caused Ohio quake

There are 4 comments on the St Petersburg News story from Dec 31, 2011, titled Fracking wastewater might have caused Ohio quake. In it, St Petersburg News reports that:

Officials said Saturday they believe the latest earthquake activity in northeast Ohio is related to the injection of wastewater into the ground near a fault line, creating enough pressure to cause seismic activity.The brine wastewater comes from drilling operations that use the so-called fracking process to extract gas from underground shale.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at St Petersburg News.

Pasha

Mississauga, Canada

#1 Jan 1, 2012
Pasha

Mississauga, Canada

#2 Jan 1, 2012
happening many places

Providence, UT

#3 Jan 1, 2012
Faloola Chong

Sheffield, UK

#4 Apr 4, 2013
it was kelly clarkson

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Natural Disasters Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Spirits are high as forest fire evacuees come t... 7 hr Gourd Steaves 17
News Urban League releases report on New Orleans sin... Sun Oh No You Di-nt 1
News 170 acres burned near Black Butte Lake Sun Here Is One 1
News Washington's wildfire season gets off to an ear... Sun fatbacksx 1
News You Haven't Left The Building But Your Brain's ... Sun Sam 1
News Minor 2.9-magnitude earthquake felt in Abbotsford Sun Sam 1
News New England's epic winter gives way to unusuall... Sun welsom 5
More from around the web