Study Says Fracking and Earthquakes ‘Potentially Related’

A new scientific study authored by the Geological Society of America indicates Oklahoma’s 2011 record-setting 5.7 magnitude earthquake was “potentially related” to the hydraulic fracturing in the state, which injects a formula of water and chemicals into the earth’s surface. In 2011, five earthquakes in the U.S. were registered at magnitude 5 or greater, the […]