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  1. How earthquakes linked to fracking are fracturing an Oklahoma communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Age

    ... not been established, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission is not waiting for one." Just last week the US Geological Survey made its strongest statement to date on the issue, writing in a press release that large "areas of the United States that used ...

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  2. Scattered activity seen in lava breakoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Molten rock oozed over a cooler field of lava Monday in a breakout on the north flank of Puu Oo that began during the weekend. A The inactive extreme tip of the June 27 lava flow on Thursday remained about 550 yards from Highway 130 west of the Pahoa fire and police stations.

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  3. Coping With Earthquakes Induced By Fluid InjectionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Oil and Gas Online

    A paper published today in Science provides a case for increasing transparency and data collection to enable strategies for mitigating the effects of human-induced earthquakes caused by wastewater injection associated with oil and gas production in the United States. The paper is the result of a series of workshops led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the University of Colorado, Oklahoma Geological Survey and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, suggests that it is possible to reduce the hazard of induced seismicity through management of injection activities.

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  4. 54magnitude earthquake hits northwest PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hindustan Times

    A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Pakistan early Friday, injuring at least five people and causing minor damage, officials and seismologists said. The quake hit 37 kilometres north-northeast of the city of Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, at a depth of 28.9 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

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  5. Mining & Fracking World WhirlRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Fire Dog Lake

    ... earthquakes around the country "simply increases the odds we're going to have a more damaging event." US Geological Survey scientists are saying it's fracking wastewater wells that are causing many of those earthquakes. Apparently, this thing has ...

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  6. New geologic map available for the east-central North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | DNR Public Notices

    The Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys has published a geologic map of the east-central North Slope. The map covers more than 1,200 square miles of the south-central Sagavanirktok Quadrangle of northern Alaska, a region near existing infrastructure and prospective for oil and gas resources.

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  7. Goochland Experiences 2.5 Magnitude EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Many of you may have experienced a slight tremor last night as the U.S. Geological Survey confirms that overnight northeast of Goochland, a 2.5 magnitude earthquake occurred.

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  8. York County commissioners OK aerial photographs for mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | York Dispatch

    Soon after the snow melts but before leaves return to the trees, a plane will fly over the county to photograph its every inch to create an up-to-date map of the county, said Wade Gobrecht, chief of the planning commission's informational systems division. There also can't be any cloud cover or snow or flooding on the ground, and vegetation must free of its spring-time blooms of new leaves, Gobrecht said.

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  9. Surge of earthquakes in Oklahoma puts fracking under fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Inhabitat

    There were more earthquakes with a magnitude 3.0 or greater in Oklahoma last year than anywhere else in the continental United States. Whereas Oklahoma used to feel one or two tremors a year, it now experiences two to three per day.

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  10. EARTH Magazine: Hazard lingers after South Napa earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | EurekAlert!

    After the Aug. 24, 2014, Napa Valley earthquake, movement continued along the principal fault to the north of the epicenter, according to a report released by the U.S. Geological Survey. Such "afterslip" is known from previous quakes, but this is the first time that strong afterslip has been observed in a populated residential community.

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  11. a Small Earthquake South of Twentynine PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KCDZ 107.7 FM

    An earthquake rattled the Twentynine Palms area yesterday afternoon. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon in Joshua Tree National Park, 13 miles south of Twentynine Palms.

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  12. BLM awards $10M contract for NPR-A legacy well cleanupRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    This slide from a January presentation to companies interested in legacy well remediation shows some of the cleanup needs, particularly oil seeps from old drilling, in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. A $10-million contract has been awarded to Marsh Creek LLC to remediate old wells at Umiat in the NPR-A.

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  13. These Maps Show How Much Trouble We'd Be in if the Sea Level RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Time

    Spatialities , a site devoted to spatial information and visualizations, has unveiled a series of maps that show how several urban cities and coastal regions would be impacted by various rises in sea level. And it's bad news all around for cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, Vancouver, Seattle, London, among others, which are prone to flooding - and total submersion.

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  14. Sen. Julian Carroll pushes bill to update fracking regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | State Journal

    While landowners pleaded to senators for a moratorium on fracking during a bill hearing to update regulations on oil and gas production, some later felt silenced at a permit hearing, which could allow the first deep-well horizontal fracking site in the state. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is an oil and gas well development process that typically involves injecting water, sand, and chemicals under high pressure into a bedrock formation via the well.

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  15. 3.7-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Twentynine PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CBS Local

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  16. 3.7 Earthquake Strikes 18 Miles Northeast Of IndioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | My FOX LA

    A magnitude-3.7 earthquake struck today 18 miles northeast of Indio and 19 miles north-northeast of Coachella, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries as a result of the quake, which hit at 5:18 p.m., Riverside County fire spokeswoman April Newman said.

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  17. 5. Corps continues Mississippi River Headwaters drawdowns at its reservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues drawing down its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in preparation for spring runoff.

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  18. New interactive flood warning maps released for parts of Kansas, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WaterWorld

    Feb. 25, 2015 -- Developed by the U.S. Geological Survey , in cooperation with the City of Overland Park, Kan., and the City of Kansas City, Mo., a new interactive online tool to improve flood warnings and emergency management is now available in select parts of Johnson County, Kan., and Jackson County, Mo. The new tool will help emergency managers from national, state and local agencies make quick decisions about when and how to evacuate residents threatened by rising floodwaters.

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  19. Earthquakes shouldn't dislodge the facts about fracking | by Chris FaulknerRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sonoran News

    The American Southwest is undergoing a spike in seismic activity. A new U.S. Geological Survey shows that a small basin on the New Mexico-Colorado border experienced 20 times more serious earthquakes between 2001 and 2011 than it had over the previous thirty years.

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  20. Boombox by Dixon DiazRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sonoran News

    The American Southwest is undergoing a spike in seismic activity. A new U.S. Geological Survey shows that a small basin on the New Mexico-Colorado border experienced 20 times more serious earthquakes between 2001 and 2011 than it had over the previous thirty years.

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