Comments on Fracking Causes Ohio Earthquakes
Another report that blames fracking for earthquakes in areas that are typically free of naturally-occurring quakes. (Read
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|"And what makes you think that the "study" in question is accurate? (Given the amount of garbage in the AWG stuff, especially from government or government funded "researchers", it's hard to know what to believe.)"
( 3/12/2012 9:34:51 AM)
|"Always a good question when reading the internets. See also this article with comments by another scientist who notes documented connections between shale gas development and earthquakes.
"“To my knowledge, the Horn River area of northeastern B.C., which is an example in my talk of where fracking coincides with earthquakes, is not particularly earthquake prone,” says Clague.
“Yet there are documented observations in this area of fluid pressures causing rocks that are near the threshold of failure to slip, triggering earthquakes. Crustal rocks can be brought to the point of failure by natural forces.”"
(Bill Christensen 3/12/2012 7:16:36 PM)
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