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Friday, July 12, 2013

Deep Disposal Wells from Oil and Gas Drilling Linked to Earthquakes

Deep Disposal Wells from Oil and Gas Drilling Linked to Earthquakes

TIME -
A new study finds that the deep disposal wells used to store drilling wastewater—not fracking per se—may help trigger earthquakes. Regulators and the industry should take notice—and find ways to recycle that wastewater, instead of throwing it down a hole. http://science.time.com/2013/07/12/deep-disposal-wells-from-oil-and-gas-drilling-linked-to-earthquakes/

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