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The faster we pump oil wastewater into the ground, the greater our earthquake risk

The faster we pump oil wastewater into the ground, the greater our earthquake risk

The Verge - Loren Grush

It may be time to take things slow Injecting wastewater into the ground may be an effective way of disposing of salty fluids created through oil and gas production, but it also comes with a perilous side effect: earthquakes. Now, researchers have found that the rate at which we dispose of this …

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