Friday, April 24, 2015

U.S. Maps Pinpoint Earthquakes Linked to Quest for Oil and Gas

The United States Geological Survey on Thursday released its first comprehensive assessment of the link between thousands of earthquakes and oil and gas operations, identifying and mapping 17 regions where quakes have occurred.
 
The report was the agency’s broadest statement yet on a danger that has grown along with the nation’s energy production.
 
More:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/24/us/us-maps-areas-of-increased-earthquakes-from-human-activity.html
 
 

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