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2 hrs ago | USA Today

Earthquakes near deep-earth wells raise concerns

GREELEY, Colo.-A series of small but unusual earthquakes near a well being pumped full of liquid drilling waste north of Denver has reignited a debate about the impacts of oil and gas development near homes.


Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Science

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Teacher-training program funded by oil and gas industry growing, while avoiding controversy

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program takes teachers on tours of drilling locations as part of its training program.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Science

10 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Oklahoma Gets Hit With 20 Earthquakes In One Day

In this Nov, 6, 2011 photo, Chad Devereaux examines bricks that fell from three sides of his in-laws home in Sparks, Okla., following two earthquakes that hit the area in less than 24 hours.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Sparks, OK, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

McEwen Mining Has A High Price But So-So Assets

McEwen Mining is trying to grow into a mid-tier gold producer. Many investors buy the company just because of the CEO, Rob McEwen.


Related Topix: Goldcorp, Mining, Science

19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Great Salt Lake approaches 167-year record low

Dry winters are taking their toll on the Great Salt Lake, which is just a couple feet away from reaching its all-time record low level, which hasn't been seen in over 50 years.


Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Volcano rumbles to life under glacier

HOLIDAY flings get a bad rap: shady local Lotharios; rose-coloured sunglasses fading back home.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science, Explosion, Meteorology, Travel

Sys-Con Media

Media Advisory: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques to Conduct Geology Field Training in the Arctic

He is accompanying Western University's Dr. Gordon Osinski and his team from the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration as they study the Western Clearwater lake, one of a pair of annular impact crater lakes located in Northern Quebec, Canada.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Space

Arab Times

Kuwait rocks on Iran-Iraq border quake

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research announced that an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck Iran at a location about 594 kms away from north of Kuwait, which shook the Iranian- Iraqi border areas and was experienced in some parts of Kuwait.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Iran, World News, Science

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Earthquake Shakes Central OK Residents Awake

According to the U.S. Geological Survey , a 4.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 7:41 a.m. Its epicenter was located four miles south, southwest of Guthrie, 11 miles north of Edmond, and 24 miles north of Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Guthrie, OK, Edmond, OK

The Cyprus Weekly

Mega-tsunami remote

The Director of the Cyprus Geological Survey Department has confirmed that the island runs the risk of being over-whelmed by a big tsunami although such a cataclysmic event "is remote".


Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Science, Earthquake

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Alturas, Calif.

A shallow-magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday night 24 miles from Alturas, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Alturas, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Susanville, CA

Science Daily

New discovery: Microbes create dripstones

According to new research humble, microscopic organisms can create dripstones in caves.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Space, Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Sweden, World News

Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says

This Nov. 6, 2011 file photo shows pieces of a chimney that toppled and went through the roof after an earthquake in Sparks, Okla.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sparks, OK, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Prague, OK

BBC News

Football fan charged over 'Nazi salute'

The fan was arrested after the alleged 'Nazi salute' was picked up by television cameras covering the Hearts v Hibs match The fan was arrested after the alleged "Nazi salute" was picked up by television cameras covering the Hearts v Hibs match.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Lothian County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sentinel & Enterprise

Lancaster author gives nod to science in book

Previous generations of Americans loved and embraced science, and David Spanagel said his new book intends to give them credit for it.


Related Topix: University Media, Science, Innovate M, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Al Jazeera

Iran rocked by 6.3 magnitude earthquake

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck a remote area in western Iran, leaving dozens injured and causing considerable damage.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science, Iran, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

How California's extreme drought will lead to a wave of earthquakes

With about 60 percent of the state now limping through the worst categorical level of drought on record, California faces an unprecedented water crisis that, besides triggering shortages, stands to greatly influence the availability of fresh produce nationwide.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Earthquake

Report: Strong quake hits southwest Iran

The Monday report said the quake hit the town of Murmuri, about 500 kilometers southwest of the capital Tehran at 7:02 local time .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Scientific Blogging

Quantifying Earthquake Hazards In The Pacific Northwest - It's Complicated

Geologic studies in the past three decades have provided increasingly specific estimates of Cascadia earthquake sizes and repeat times.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, Tsunami, Science

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fight climate change with natural gas

Today's heated debates about natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale often boil down to a single issue: the environmental impact from fracking.


Related Topix: Science, Opinion