by Beenish Ahmed Posted on April 26, 2015
“We have lost most of the monuments that had been designated as World Heritage Sites," Nepali historian Prushottam Lochan Shrestha said. "They cannot be restored to their original states."
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 24, 2015
"These earthquakes are occurring at a higher rate than ever before and pose a much greater risk to people living nearby."
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 16, 2015
The scientist's research adds to a growing body of research on fracking's impact on earthquakes.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 26, 2015
The decision could really shake up the way fracking companies do business.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 7, 2015
Some are trying to figure out if nearby fracking operations are to blame.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 6, 2015
This is the first time a study has linked an earthquake large enough to be felt by humans to fracking.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 28, 2014
New rules will allow regulators to end a company’s permit for well disposal if the well is “determined to be contributing to seismic activity.”
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 15, 2014
The findings have big implications for Ohio, a state that requires companies to stop fracking if it's found to be causing earthquakes.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 16, 2014
The USGS research is just the latest in a string of studies that have suggested injected wastewater from drilling is migrating along dormant fault lines, changing their state of stress, and causing them to fail.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 27, 2014
Scientists increasingly believe that underground disposal of fracking wastewater is causing earthquakes -- not only in Texas, but across the country.