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China Experiences a Fracking Boom, and All the Problems That Go With It

The first earthquake struck this small farming village in Sichuan Province before dawn on Feb. 24. There were two more the next day.  Sichuan is naturally prone to earthquakes, including a major one in 2008 that killed nearly 70,000 people, but to the rattled villagers of Gaoshan, the cause of these tremors was human-made.  Read more...

 

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