According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), hydraulic fracturing activities cause a significant number of earthquakes in United-States. A study published yesterday shows maps and diagrams which constitute clear examples. In all, some 7.9 million people live in areas subject to a increase in seismic risk. Oklahoma and Texas States is especially affected, where there is the Woodford Shale area.
With groundwater and air pollution, earthquakes represent damaging consequences from fracking.
[Post published on GEAI Faceboook – 03-31-2016]