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Scientists debate link between Oklahoma earthquakes, fracking wastewater

February 4, 2014
Research on the effect of injecting fracking wastewater on seismic activity in the state of Oklahoma has divided the U.S. scientific community.
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USGS examines link between Oklahoma earthquakes, fracking wastewater injection

October 29, 2013
The U.S. Geological Survey has conducted a study on the causes of increased occurrence rates of earthquakes in the state over the past few years and a possible link between seismic activity and wastewater disposal from oil and gas drilling sites.
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Study links Oklahoma earthquake to wastewater injection

April 2, 2013
Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey have linked an earthquake in Oklahoma in 2011 to the injection of oil-drilling wastewater underground.
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