comments_image Comments

Fracking Water Injection Could Trigger Major Earthquake, Say Scientists

New studies suggest injecting water for geothermal power or fracking can lead to larger earthquakes than previously thought.

Continued from previous page


Rather than completely stopping the pumping of wastewater into the ground at geothermal plants, Prof Brodsky suggests that careful observation and analysis at each pumping site may help predict the chances of an earthquake.

See more stories tagged with: