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How Fracking Causes Earthquakesnew

A new study connects wastewater injection wells, which have expanded rapidly during the fracking boom, to a ten-fold increase in quakes in some parts of the nation.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  03-19-2014  |  Energy

Sounding the Alarmnew

An early warning system would save thousands of lives when the next major earthquake hits. But will California find the money to implement it?
East Bay Express  |  Azeen Ghorayshi  |  05-02-2013  |  Environment

What's Shakin'?new

Many fracking companies send leftovers deep into the earth. But it might be causing a side-effect that's gotten fewer headlines: earthquakes.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Pam Zubeck  |  01-26-2012  |  Environment

Disaster Experts Debate Three Different Methods of Dealing With an Earthquakenew

Following major earthquakes in different regions of the world, three explanations of what to do if you are in a building during an earthquake have emerged. But which is the best approach?
Pasadena Weekly  |  Justin Chapman  |  03-15-2010  |  Disasters

Earthquake Experts Say There is a Way to Survive 'The Big One'new

November's Great Southern California ShakeOut -- the largest earthquake drill in U.S. history -- aims to find out how many lives and how much property can be saved through quake training and preparedness.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Jana Monji and Nathan Solis  |  06-17-2008  |  Disasters

The Danger Beneath Your Homenew

A seismic activist thinks there's a good chance some California homeowners' earthquake retrofits are shoddy.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  07-18-2005  |  Science

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