03 Jan '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: Quakes and Fracking: Recent quakes in Youngstown, Ohio, were the 10th and 11th to occur near a 9,2...

Associated Press Anti-fracking demonstrators at a recent protest in Youngstown, Ohio. A 4.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Youngstown on Saturday occurred at a site that was almost identical to one hit a week earlier, a seismologist says — close to the bottom of a 9,200-foot-deep disposal well where liquid waste from natural-gas wells had been injected under pressure. The finding provides further evidence that the waste from the fracking process may have migrated from the well into deeper rock formations. [The New York Times] Coal producers post stock gains after a federal court ruling blocking the enforcement of new federal pollution rules and the announcement of two shale deals. [MarketWatch] A decision by South African wildlife parks to auction the right to hunt white rhinoceroses has stirred controversy, with some groups warning that the species is already under pres...

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Green Blog: On Our Radar: Quakes and Fracking

green.blogs.nytimes.com 03 Jan '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: Quakes and Fracking By THE NEW YORK TIMES Associated Press Anti-fracking demonstrators at a recent protest i...

Yeah, looks like fracking caused Ohio quakes

grist.org 03 Jan '12, 6pm

The Youngstown, Ohio area has had 11 minor earthquakes since last March, and according to seismologist John Armbruster of ...

4.0 Earthquake Caused by Fracking in Ohio Was Felt in Tornonto

4.0 Earthquake Caused by Fracking in Ohio Was F...

treehugger.com 02 Jan '12, 5pm

Since March, a hydraulic fracturing operation near Youngstown, Ohio, has been shaking things up. In the past nine months, ...

Ohio Natural Gas Activity Halted After 4.0 Earthquake - IEEE Spectrum

Ohio Natural Gas Activity Halted After 4.0 Eart...

spectrum.ieee.org 03 Jan '12, 8pm

A New Year's Eve earthquake measuring 4.0 has put some oil and natural gas drilling activity on hold in the Youngstown, Oh...

Critical List: Fracking ‘almost certainly’ caus...

grist.org 03 Jan '12, 1pm

The disposal of fracking wastewater "almost certainly " was the cause of all those earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio. Oil ...

Did Fracking cause a 4.0-Magnitude Earthquake i...

sfluxe.com 01 Jan '12, 7am

The epicenter was two miles northwest from Youngstown, according to the USGS , 55 miles east-southeast of Cleveland, and 1...

On Our Radar: A Fracking Confrontation in Ohio

green.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Jan '12, 8pm

Associated Press Residents of Youngstown, Ohio, challenging state officials at a forum. A crowd jeers at Ohio environmenta...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: A New Snake

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Jan '12, 5pm

Wildlife Conservation Society The Matilda’s horned viper. The Wildlife Conservation Society reports the discovery of a str...

On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Jan '12, 4pm

Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Jan '12, 4pm

Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...

On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Jan '12, 4pm

Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...