the lawFive federal lawsuits mark the first attempt to link drilling and quakes.

August 27, 2013  |

It’s become something of a pattern: A quiet town with no history of fault line activity signs a contract with natural gas drillers. Suddenly, it’s beset by minor earthquakes. In Youngstown, Ohio, a recent study  linked a spate of over 100 earthquakes to the process used to dispose of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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