by Katie Valentine Aug 20, 2015
The state recorded its 587th earthquake of 3.0 magnitude or higher early this week, breaking the previous record of 585.
by Katie Valentine Feb 16, 2015
The scientist's research adds to a growing body of research on fracking's impact on earthquakes.
by Emily Atkin Jan 7, 2015
Some are trying to figure out if nearby fracking operations are to blame.
by Katie Valentine Oct 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 Sep 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 Aug 20, 2014
More than 2,500 small earthquakes have hit Oklahoma in the past five years, and scientists have linked nearly all of them to the process of hydraulic fracturing.
by Katie Valentine Aug 19, 2014
The report warns of the possible dangers to Maryland residents if fracking is allowed in the state.
by Katie Valentine Jun 25, 2014
State researchers are looking into whether wastewater injection could be to blame for the quake.
by Joanna M. Foster May 13, 2014
On Monday, lawmakers in Texas, for the first time, formally addressed the recent rash of earthquakes that rocked northern Texas this winter.
by Joanna M. Foster Apr 18, 2014
The bill now moves to the Senate floor.