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Study on earthquakes in central U.S.

andy lambertJune 19, 2015
Scientists say earthquakes in Kansas and other parts of the central U.S. are increasing the most in areas where oil and gas companies are pumping saltwater waste into the ground at the fastest rate. A University of Colorado study finds that it’s not so much the average-sized injection wells that are causing the ground to shake — it’s the supercharged ones. The study is in the journal Science.

 

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