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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

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 liquid may greatly impact the chance …

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