Dramatic spike in earthquakes in Oklahoma

The ground keeps shaking in Oklahoma, and more violently. The third most powerful earthquake in Oklahoma's recorded history, the magnitude 5.1 quake centered near Fairview, was felt in seven states overall. Oklahoma has recently seen...

What the frack is happening? Small earthquake rumbles in West Virginia

What the frack is happening? A small earthquake was recorded in near Bolivar, North Virginia just 45 miles from Washington D.C. on January 17, 2016. A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was measured by the U.S. Geological Survey at...

Another strong M4.2 earthquake hits Edmond, Oklahoma

Another strong M4.2 earthquake hit Edmond, Oklahoma on January 1, 2016. This is the second powerful quake within 4 days in Edmond. Residents start being concerned. The latest strong M4.2 quake experienced by residents of Edmond, Oklahoma...

Enormous surge in earthquakes during 2015 in Oklahoma and everybody knows why

Oklahoma reports an enormous surge in earthquakes during 2015: 850 earthquakes of >M3.0, compared to 584 of the same magnitude in 2014 and 109 in 2013. Earthquakes are on the rise and the reason behind...

A series of 5 quakes rattles Dallas and Irving in December 2015 – And fracking is probably responsible

Is the swarm of quakes that hit Irving and Dallas a sign of the next big one? These tremors have alarmed residents, but scientists say the surge does not mark a departure. Well only if fracking...

Where fracking meets organic food: Why not frack farmlands?

This map shows where fracking meets organic food. And the chart below underlines why we shouldn't frack farmlands. Where fracking meets organic food: And why to ban fracking on farmland: Even if it brings in jobs and money,...

M4.4 earthquake rattles millions across Oklahoma and Kansas

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook parts of Oklahoma and Kansas early Saturday morning. The quake, centered about 21 miles north of Enid, shook millions of residents across southern Oklahoma and northern Kansas. According to USGS, about 3,000...

Water is mysteriously burning in Shanghai – And that just after drilling – Fracking?

A strange phenomenon took place at a well in Shanghai recently. A fire began burning on the water and was impossible to put out. Let see... Burning water? I think this problem is well-known all over...

3 earthquakes in Oklahoma rattle millions of people across Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas

A trio of earthquakes between M4.0 and M4.5 hit Oklahoma and rattled Kansas, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas on July 27, 2015. The USGS estimates at least 1.9 million people felt some sort of shaking triggered by...

Mysterious bubbling rivers, underground explosions and sinkholes: The consequences of fracking in Chinchilla, Australia

People in Hopetown are experiencing strange phenomena that had led them scratching their heads! But the mysterious bubbling rivers, the underground explosions and the increasing ground subsidiences are not natural but linked to fracking! "No one has...

USGS Video Shows Unprecedent Increase of Quakes in Oklahoma due to Injection of Water in Disposal Wells – Insane

This USGS data animation shows the unprecedent increase in earthquakes (>3.0M) in the Oklahoma areas where hydraulic fracturing for gas and oil is currently booming. The rate has gone from an average of 1.5 a...

New U.S. earthquake hazard map 2015: There’s a new fracking quake hazard in the Heartland

There's a new hazard in the Heartland: Man-made earthquake! The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently released a map highlighting the future risk for man-made earthquakes, and up to eight states have an increased chance to...

Pennsylvania drinking water contaminated by fracking chemicals

Three homes in Bradford County, Pa., revealed fracking chemicals commonly used in Marcellus Shale drilling fluids in their drinking water. This is the first case published with a complete story showing organic compounds attributed to shale gas...

Loud explosion and raging fire at wastewater injection well site in Colorado

  Numerous explosions have been seen during a fire at a wastewater injection well tank site in Weld County. The site is located near the Greeley Airport and contains fracking wastewater, which is mixed to petroleum. The fire...

Map of pipelines in America shows how absurd is the political battle over the Keystone XL pipeline?

This map of pipelines in America shows how truly un-unprecedented another pipeline would be! So ban it! To say it looks worse than your grandmother’s varicose veins is no exaggeration. The next map only features natural gas...

Oil companies inject their wastewater into federal aquifers

California is letting oil companies dump their fluids and waste where the state gets its drinking water. Thereby they risk contamination of underground water supplies that could be used for drinking water or irrigation. Some of...

With 1st Nationwide Fracking Law, Germany Approaches A Hydraulic Fracturing Ban

With 1st Nationwide Fracking Law, Germany Approaches A Ban - "As long as the risks cannot be fully evaluated, fracking will be banned." Good news! Hope some other biggies will follow! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Reactivated fault lines in Oklahoma could cause major quake

For residents in Oklahoma, thousands of tiny earthquakes in the past five years have mostly been annoying. But a new study in Geophysical Research Letters suggests the future could be more dire, with fault lines that...

Is The Yamal Peninsula Being Swallowed By Sinkholes? Dozens Of New Mysterious Craters Frighten Scientists

Until now, only three large craters were known about in northern Russia. Satellite images however show that the funnels are more widespread than was first realised, with one large hole surrounded by as many as...

Daily Frackquakes In Oklahoma And Kansas Up The Risk Of Big Dangerous Quakes

Tiny quakes linked to fracking raise risks of a larger one! Small earthquakes shaking Oklahoma and southern Kansas daily are dramatically increasing the chance of bigger and dangerous quakes. This once-stable region is now just as...

And The New US Earthquake Capital Is… As Expected Where Fracking Booms!

Move over California, there’s a new US earthquake capital. According to the Center for Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma had three times as many earthquakes as California and remains well ahead in 2015. In California, earthquakes always have...

Fracking Earthquake Swarm Sets Up A New Record In Alberta

Fracking appears to be the origin for a swarm of earthquakes near Fox Creek, Alberta, including a record-breaking tremor with a felt magnitude of 4.4. That would likely make it the largest felt earthquake ever...

Fracking Activates Unknown Fault And Triggers Rare Shaking Earthquake in Ohio

Ohio is normally geologically quiet! But fracking may activate previously unknown faults as determined by geologists from the University of Miami. According to a new scientific study, the 77 small earthquake swarm that rattled Youngstown, Ohio between March 4...

Fracking Danger: Natural Gas Production Contaminates Drinking Water in Texas

Now it's clear! Fracking is dangerous as natural gas production is responsible for methane contamination of drinking water in Texas! This new scientific study poses challenge to gas industry assertion that energy boom hasn't hurt water...

Oklahoma Earthquake: Fears Of Major Quake In Oklahoma Increase

Oklahoma earthquakes are rising at such an incredible rate that USGS warns for major quake in Oklahoma. If you want to understand this weird situation (fracking vs natural quakes), read the article below! I don’t know how long...

Fracking Quake: Recent Tremor Epidemic Creates Earthquake Insurance Boom In Oklahoma

There is at least one industry benefiting from the recent epidemic of tremors in the Sooner State, Oklahoma... Insurances! So far in 2014, Oklahoma has seen 200 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or stronger. And every...

Colorado Halts Fracking Site Work Following Earthquakes After Ohio – June 2014

Second Greeley earthquake halts injection site work! Colorado oil and gas regulators have halted work at a Greeley wastewater injection site after a second small earthquake was detected in the area on Monday. This is...

Is fracking responsible? USGS issues rare EARTHQUAKE WARNING for Oklahoma – May 5 2014

As shown in the following video by USGS, central Oklahoma’s rate of recorded magnitude 2-3 earthquakes is on the rise. More than 2500 earthquakes have rattled Oklahoma since 2012. And most of them (>1500...

Ohio is the first state to regulate the fracking-earthquake connection

Fracking is bad... We all know that. Among others, it contaminates drinking water reservoirs and trigger earthquakes. To minimize the latest, Ohio now demands that companies willing to drill in seismically active areas have to...

What Is Going On In Oklahoma? Record Earthquake Activity Tied To Oil And Gas Exploration

This year may be a record year for Oklahoma... In number of EARTHQUAKES. And this because of human operations. An earthquake swarm has rocked Oklahoma, starting Friday, April 4, 2014 and ending Saturday, April5, 2014....

Potable Water Contaminated by East Poplar Oil Field Brines in Montana (USGS)

According to a new publication of the USGS, brines of the East Poplar oil field in northeastern Montana contaminate shallow groundwater to such an extent that the city of Poplar potable water has to be...

Fracking Quake: Ohio Authorities Shut Down Fracking Operation After Two Quakes – March 11 2014

Ohio authorities have halted a fracking operation following two quakes. And it's not the first time in Ohio! When were the quakes created? The Ohio tremors were felt on Monday in Poland Township and the village...

FRACKING BOOM, EARTHQUAKES AND DROUGHT: An Update (VIDEO)

Central Oklahoma has seen a massive increase in earthquakes in recent years, leading geologists to link the uptick in quakes to the fracking boom. The video below presents an update about fracking and its effects: earthquakes,...

Fracking quake in Oklahoma? Earthquake Booms Baffle Guthrie Residents – February 14 2014

Loud booms were heard and felt by many residents around Guthrie, Oklahoma, on Friday 14, 2014. They were created by four earthquakes. The largest, a 3.1-magnitude quake at about 6:20 p.m caused damages in Guthrie. Shallow...

Fracking Depletes Water Reserves in US Most Drought-Prone Areas – Ceres Report 2014

From Texas to California, hydraulic fracturing is increasing competitive pressures for water in some of the USA's most water-stressed and drought-ridden regions. Hydraulic fracturing is not only polluting drinking water... A new research has found...

Is Fracking Responsible For Loud Booms And Earthquakes in Texas? – January 24 2014

There is an earth-shaking mystery going around in Texas. Mystery? You bet! They are caused by fracking! Fracking not only pollutes rivers but also triggers earthquakes in Texas! And that's bad! Since Nov. 1 2013, more...

Out Of The World: Some Want To Use NUCLEAR WASTE For FRACKING!

Nuclear waste could one day be disposed of by injecting it into fracking boreholes in the Earth, at least if one scientist's idea takes hold. The method, presented on Dedember 9 2013 at the annual...

Fracking Fluids Responsible for Fish Mass Die-off in Kentucky’s Acorn Fork

Hydraulic fracturing kills! The U.S. Geological Survey and and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have demonstrated that the widespread death or distress of aquatic species in Kentucky's Acorn Fork is related to hydraulic fracturing fluids spilling from...

High Radioactivity: Impacts of Shale Gas Wastewater Disposal on Water Quality in Western Pennsylvania

Breaking news: High levels of radioactivity and salinity have been found in river water and sediments near a wastewater discharge site connected to a fracking operation in Pennsylvania. In its research paper entitled:"Impacts of Shale...

Fracking Hell: This is Britain’s Gas Rush

Across the UK, Britain’s green, picturesque land is facing uncertainty after the arrival of fracking. The spectre of gas wells and drilling sites, articulated trucks, waste lagoons, and other fracking detritus hangs heavy in...