September 16, 2014

A Rash of Earthquakes Appears to be Related to Oil and Gas Drilling

EARTHQUAKES: ‘Remarkable’ spate of man-made quakes linked to drilling, USGS team says
By Mike Soraghan, EnergyWire, March 29, 2012

A rash of earthquakes in the middle of the country appears to be related to oil and gas drilling, according to a group of researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Does a Provision in PA Act 13 Force Doctors to Remain Silent on Potential Public Health Risks Associated with Fracking?

Provision in Marcellus Shale Bill Prompts Controversy
By Deanna Garcia, Essential Public Radio, March 30, 2012

Public health advocates and some environmental groups are crying foul over a provision in Act 13. The groups claim the wording in the law, which regulates shale drilling, amounts to a gag order for … Continue reading