EARTHQUAKES AND FRACKING: CONNECTION DEMONSTRATED BY AMERICAN SCIENTISTS

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.

Yellow-Map-Chance-of-EarthquakeSesimicity-1980-2015[Post published on GEAI Faceboook  – 03-31-2016]

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