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USGS: Fracking Is The Cause of Earthquakes In Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA — It’s the million dollar question in Oklahoma: What’s causing all the earthquakes?

There have been a lot of theories about fracking causing earthquakes. But now, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says that fracking, is indeed, to blame.

The debate about the cause of earthquakes in Oklahoma has really heated up within the last year. But now, the USGS is making strong statements about what they believe is the root of the problem.

A press release states, “… the increased seismicity is due to fluid injection associated with new technologies that enable the extraction of oil and gas…”

To read the the oil company’s verbal denial of the scientific evidence – click here

By M. Delatorre and La’tasha Givens

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