Saturday, December 17, 2011


On November 5th, you may recall, the largest earthquake in Oklahoma's history occurred just 30 miles East of Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma is a hotspot for fracking (hydraulic fracturing to recover oil in shale formations miles deep). 

Oklahoma experienced between two and six earthquakes a year between 1972 and 2008, before fracking. 

In 2010, after fracking, it experienced one thousand and forty-seven!

[Read more at Reader Supported News where I got this information from.]


Robert G. Zuckerman said...

C'mon man, haven't you learned that nothing humanity does affects our environment or ecosystem? Don't you follow Fox News and the Teapocrsicy?

Lally said...

I know. It's incredible that this isn't a bigger news story. But I have a feeling it will be eventually.