Shale Shocked: Remarkable Increase In U.S. Earthquakes Almost Certainly Manmade, USGS Scientists Report | ThinkProgress

A U.S. Geological Survey USGS team has found that a sharp jump in earthquakes in America’s heartland appears to be linked to oil and natural gas drilling operations.As hydraulic fracturing has exploded onto the scene, it has increasingly been connected to earthquakes.

via Shale Shocked: Remarkable Increase In U.S. Earthquakes Almost Certainly Manmade, USGS Scientists Report | ThinkProgress.

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