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A retired programmer.

Bombshell Report Links Water Contamination To Fracking For The First Time

Source: Business Insider In a first, federal environment officials today scientifically linked underground water pollution with hydraulic fracturing, concluding that contaminants found in central Wyoming were likely caused by the gas drilling process.

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,000 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Scientists search for link between man and earthquakes in Oklahoma

Source: The Wichita Eagle Scientists were swarming around central Oklahoma last week planting seismometers and digging through records in an effort to answer the question of the moment: Did oil and gas fracking cause last week’s unnervingly strong earthquakes? On … Continue reading

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To frac or not to frac, that is the question.

William Shakespeare, bard of Avon, was vehemently against fracking and in his play Hamlet wrote the world famous soliloquy “To frac or not to frac, that is the question” To frac, or not to frac, that is the question: Whether … Continue reading

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Pressurised injection causes earthquakes in Iceland

Source: Human made earthquakes in Hengill volcano It appears that operations of Orkuveita Reykjavíkur are creating the earthquake swarms that have been seen in Hengill volcanoo. But as part of operations in Hengill geothermal plant they pump down cold water … Continue reading

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Fracking must stop!

We stand united with all those affected in Arkansas by the practises of the Gas Industry. Stop fracking now and make proper open investigations into the problems and associated risks of hydraulic fracturing and high pressure disposal injection. The people … Continue reading

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