US Geological Survey Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. 2 injection wells shutting down, 1 reducing activity after earthquakes in Crescent areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    The Oklahoma Corporation Commission says two oil and gas wastewater injection wells are shutting down and one is reducing operations in the Crescent area following several earthquakes. The commission said Tuesday that Stephens Production and Devon Energy are each voluntarily closing one well.

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  2. Three 4.0-Plus Magnitude Earthquakes Rattle Oklahoma Near Wastewater Disposal WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ThinkProgress

    Two relatively large earthquakes struck northwest of Oklahoma City midday on Monday within a span of about 20 minutes. The 4.0 magnitude and 4.5 magnitude quakes were accompanied by another 4.1 quake about seven hours later around 8:20 p.m. Two more smaller earthquakes also rattled the region throughout the day.

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  3. HSUS and ASPCA Are Not Your Local Animal Shelter (and Likely Not...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Huffington Post

    Confusion reigns, sadly. I just got off the phone, again, with someone furious that "we" just sent her an expensive 2016 calendar since she already donates, can't afford to donate more, and resents that "we" are using her donation to pay for something she does not need after telling her that the money is needed for the animals.

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  4. Endangered Butterfly Recovering in Some, Not All, of RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bioscience Technology

    More than 20 years of habitat restoration and breeding programs have helped the endangered Karner blue butterfly make a comeback in the pine barrens of upstate New York where it was discovered by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov decades ago. "This project has been unbelievably rewarding," said Neil Gifford, conservation director for the 3,200-acre Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

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  5. 7.0 earthquake hits IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newkerala.com

    A strong earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesian province of Papua on Tuesday, the USGS said. The earthquake, with its epicentre located at 230km West of Abepura, hit the country at21:41:21 UTC, the the US Geological Survey website said.

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  6. Army Corps of Engineers: Efforts to Assess the Impact of Extreme Weather EventsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Infrastructure USA

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers the potential impact of extreme weather events in its planning and operations of water resources infrastructure projects by, among other things, updating and developing guidance on how to incorporate different extreme weather scenarios in its planning of projects. For example, in 2014, the Corps issued guidance on how to evaluate the effects of projected future sea level change on its projects and what to consider when adapting projects to this projected change.

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  7. Washington, DC sinking to a new low - literallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Science Blog

    ... with high-resolution LiDAR and GPS map data allowed the team-that included scientists from UVM, the US Geological Survey, Utah State University, Berkeley Geochronology Center, and Imperial College, London-to create a detailed 3D portrait of both the ...

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  8. Earthquakes again recorded in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arkansas Online

    PERRY, Okla. - Three more earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  9. Box Elder County hit by minor earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local NEWS 8

    The Standard-Examiner reports that the University of Utah Earthquake Center confirmed the 0.9 magnitude earthquake that was detected around 3:30 p.m. on Monday. The Box Elder Sheriff's Office says they haven't received any reports or emergency calls related to Monday's tremor.

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  10. Washington DC Sinking Fast, Adding to Threat of Sea-Level RiseRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newswise

    ... with high-resolution LiDAR and GPS map data allowed the team-that included scientists from UVM, the US Geological Survey, Utah State University, Berkeley Geochronology Center, and Imperial College, London-to create a detailed 3D portrait of both the ...

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  11. What European demand for caviar means for a Great Lakes fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Michigan Radio

    Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area, and it has something the other Great Lakes don't - stable populations of mostly native fish species. But scientists say a key fish in Superior's food web is now in trouble because of mild winters and an appetite for caviar in Europe.

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  12. Three More Earthquakes Rumble In Oklahoma Tuesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, at 2:32 a.m., a 2.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded 14 miles east, northeast of Mooreland, and 24 miles east, northeast of Woodward. It was about three miles deep.

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  13. .com | Teenager killed, buildings damaged in Indonesian quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News24

    A powerful earthquake rocked remote eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, killing a teenage boy who fell into a river as he fished and damaging several buildings. The 7.0-magnitude quake struck inland in a mountainous area of Papua in the early hours, almost 250km west of the province's capital Jayapura, the US Geological Survey said.

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  14. Prediction Model Created to Protect Piping PloversRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newswise

    Beach walkers along the East Coast often share the sand with several kinds of birds that scavenge the shore just out of the reach of waves. Among these shorebirds is the piping plover - a tiny, busy bird that nests in open areas along the beach.

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  15. Quake hits eastern IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    A handout shakemap shows the area in the West Papua region of Indonesia where a 7.0 earthquake struck. Picture: US Geological Survey / Handout A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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  16. Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Greenwich Citizen

    But they will not be permitted to drill into petroleum-bearing rock until a key piece of blowout response equipment, a capping stack, is on site. Royal Dutch Shell and other companies want to tap into U.S. Arctic offshore reserves that the U.S. Geological Survey estimates at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

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  17. More and bigger drilling-linked earthquakes rattle OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AlertNet

    Several earthquakes shook Oklahoma on Monday as the state experiences a sharp increase in the frequency of tremors linked to wastewater disposal from gas and oil drilling, including from fracking, state and federal officials said. Three of Monday's quakes measured above a magnitude 4.0, with a 4.5 earthquake centered just north of Crescent, roughly 45 miles north of Oklahoma City, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  18. Strong 7.0 quake jolts east Indonesia, damages buildingsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newkerala.com

    A powerful earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, has struck remote eastern Indonesia, damaging several buildings and leaving a teenage boy missing, after he fell into a river. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit inland in a mountainous area of Papua in the early hours, almost 250 kilometres west of the province's capital Jayapura at a depth of 52 kilometres, reported ABC News.

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  19. .com | Strong 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck the far eastern Indonesian province of Papua, US geologists said on Tuesday, although tsunami monitors said there was no threat of dangerous waves. The quake hit at 06:41 in a remote area almost 250km west of the provincial capital Jayapura at a depth of 52km, the US Geological Survey said.

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  20. Washington, DC sinking fast, adding to threat of sea-level riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | EurekAlert!

    ... with high-resolution LiDAR and GPS map data allowed the team--that included scientists from UVM, the US Geological Survey, Utah State University, Berkeley Geochronology Center, and Imperial College, London--to create a detailed 3D portrait of both ...

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