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Stress changes before and after the Wenchuan Earthquake using hydraulic fracturing measurements

This study draws conclusions from data gathered over a period of 10 years in the earthquake prone area of the Longmenshan fault belt, Sichuan, China. They used the method of in situ stress measurement by applying hydraulic fracturing and conducted measurement campaigns before and after the devastating quake in the Wenchuan Valley in 2008 in …

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Fracking: The New Global Water Crisis

In this report, Food & Water Watch reviews the risks and costs of shale development that have been demonstrated in the United States, including economic costs that run counter to industry-backed claims about the economic benefits of the practice. Within the past decade, technological advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, have enabled …

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