07 Nov '11, 9am

Earthquakes & Fracking

Earthquakes & Fracking

We’ve gotten a lot of views in the past day or so on some of our natural gas fracking articles due to the large earthquake in Oklahoma this weekend. I just wrote a rather thorough piece on the link between earthquakes and fracking over on Planetsave, where we cover energy problems like this a little more. If you’re interested in fracking & earthquakes, or earthquake fracking, here’s the full piece:

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/11/07/earthquakes-fracking/

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