Earthquake – GBRI
 

When fracking companies use enhanced oil recovery techniques to extract oil and gas trapped underground, they are often left with large quantity of contaminated water as a byproduct of the process. These companies usually inject this wastewater deep underground to avoid polluting the nearby drinking water sources. This entire process is responsible for a rise in […]

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At least 98 have been killed and dozens injured as a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook the island of Lombok in Indonesia and caused significant tremors in neighboring tourist hotspot Bali. The quake also triggered a brief tsunami warning and damaged buildings even in Denpasar, Bali. It was followed by aftershocks as strong as magnitude 5.4. On Lombok, thousands […]

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Scientists have discovered that a series of earthquakes that rattled Oklahoma in the past years are mostly man-made — they are caused by large volumes of fracking wastewater injected into the ground. They analyzed more than 10,000 wastewater injection wells where 96 billion gallons of fluid – leftover from hydraulic fracturing – are pumped yearly. The […]

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A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the border region between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, 9:18 p.m. Such was the effect of the earthquake that its tremors were felt even in faraway Turkey and Pakistan. More than 450 people are feared dead while thousands have been injured in the world’s deadliest earthquake so far this […]

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