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Archive | January, 2016

World class regulation – if this is the result then no thanks.

The company who owns the LA well that has been leaking out of control was aware of leaks 24 years ago and was given grants to repair this and other wells recently. They chose to ignore the absence of a shut off valve, ancient, corroded well casings and the level of risk. Why do regulators […]

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Quakes get ever more problematic in Oklahoma

A pair of moderate earthquakes shook northwest Oklahoma late Wednesday night, part of a swarm of Sooner State temblors that has produced more than two dozen quakes in less than 24 hours. A 4.7-magnitude tremor was followed 30 seconds later by another 4.8-magnitude quake centered in a sparsely populated area about 20 miles northwest of […]

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Quakes getting ever bigger – Canada

From Gizmojo today – The largest quake caused by the fracking itself. You know that never happens as the industry keep telling us so. Well….. Canada set a new world record for the largest earthquake ever triggered by fracking. Fantastic. Progress Energy put a hold on their hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, operations in northern British […]

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