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On Shaky Ground: Fracking, Acidizing, and Increased Earthquake Risk in California

This study evaluates links between wastewater injection and the 2011 Mw 5.7 earthquake sequence in California. Key findings: In light of the known environmental and health risks from drilling, well stimulation and wastewater disposal, the link between wastewater injection wells and earthquakes in other states, the potential for a massive expansion of drilling and wastewater …

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