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What Human-Made Earthquakes Mean for Fracking

Critics of fracking raise a myriad of concerns about its environmental repercussions, including methane emissions, water and air pollution. Perhaps no side effect attracts as much opposition to fracking, however, as the earthquakes sometimes set off by the practice or the disposal of related waste. When the U.K. government in November placed a moratorium on new fracking permits, it acted out of concern for associated quakes.  Read more.....



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