by Emily Atkin Posted on January 7, 2015
Some are trying to figure out if nearby fracking operations are to blame.
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 September 16, 2014 Updated: 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 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 Posted on August 19, 2014
The report warns of the possible dangers to Maryland residents if fracking is allowed in the state.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 25, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
State researchers are looking into whether wastewater injection could be to blame for the quake.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on 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 Posted on April 18, 2014
The bill now moves to the Senate floor.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 15, 2014
Regulators in Ohio link March earthquakes to fracking as they issue new rules for seismic monitoring around well sites.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 8, 2014
Scientists are trying to determine whether wastewater injection from fracking has triggered the earthquakes.