LINK: Geologists say Ohio Quakes Directly Tied to Fracking

Process uses deep wells in rock to dispose of liquid wastes during natural gas drilling


Natural Gas drilling pad

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Recent earthquakes in Ohio and Oklahoma have been directly linked to deep wells used to dispose of liquid wastes for hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” of natural gas, according to geological experts.

And they expect more earthquakes to come as the industry continues to expand across the eastern United States.

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