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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Fracking linked to hundreds of earthquakes

Published on Nov 8, 2012 by
The impact on the environment caused by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is heavily contested as natural gas companies continue to drill deep into the Earth to mine for resources. Now, however, research conducted by the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission suggests that there are some serious repercussions being caused, namely hundreds of earthquakes. RT's Meghan Lopez breaks down the facts behind fracking while Truthout's Mike Ludwig explains how science has linked the drilling to a ton of new tremors.

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