Earthquake

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Today’s report once again highlights the dangers the fracking cycle poses to our communities," declared Dan Chu, director of Sierra Club’s Our Wild America campaign, on Monday. (Photo: Owen Crowley/cc/flickr)
Oil and gas drilling has made parts of the central United States as dangerous as the most earthquake-prone regions of California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), exposing millions of people to the risk of human-induced earthquakes, known as "frackquakes." According to new maps released on Monday by the USGS, roughly 7 million...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Earthquakes in Oklahoma increased by 50 percent in 2015, surpassing the...
Common Dreams staff
A tsunami warning has been lifted in Chile, but the country is still assessing...

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