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LeDaro: Fracking for natural gas/oil causes earthquakes

I believe it does. Are Oklahoma Earthquakes Tied to Fracking? Answer is yes. But gas/oil companies won’t admit it.

Please watch the video here.

LeDaro: Fracking Causes Earthquakes

Fracking caused over 100 earthquakes in Ohio.

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health.

State Oil & Gas Chief Rick Simmers told The Associated Press on . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Fracking Causes Earthquakes

LeDaro: Mining and sinkholes

There is plenty of material on shale-gas fracking which causes air pollution, water pollution, gas in tap-water and all kinds of health problems. It has also caused earthquakes in certain parts of the U.S.

In Louisiana, U.S. mining in general is causing sink-holes. What next? What more damage these mining companies will do? All that . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Mining and sinkholes

CuriosityCat: Is British Columbia’s small tsunami a sign of a massive one to come?

Haida Gwaii earthquake 2012

Our recent earthquake was large – 7.7 on the Richter scale. The last major earthquake in the same region was in 1949. However, despite initial fears, there was minimal risk for a major tsunami, and the inhabitants of Hawaii could breathe more easily when the tsunami warnings were downgraded to . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Is British Columbia’s small tsunami a sign of a massive one to come?

Cowichan Conversations: Rafe Mair is Back In the Saddle and Ready To Go!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

Welcome back Rafe, I see that you have mellowed considerably during your time away. I sense absence did not make your heart grow fonder regarding the fracking dilema that we face in British Columbia.

Perhaps it is that you do not understand the benefits of all that money that . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Rafe Mair is Back In the Saddle and Ready To Go!

LeDaro: Fracking Linked to Earthquakes

Fracking is still a very unproven technology – there are threats of contamination of air and water supplies as well as rural landscapes becoming industrial wastelands. Now, there’s the threat of earthquakes from the practices associated with fracking for shale gas.

These are serious issues, for the environment, for public health, and for quality . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Fracking Linked to Earthquakes

DeSmogBlog: Toothpaste More Dangerous Than Fracking, "Expert" Says

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It's okay, people. We've been blowing this whole fracking thing way out of proportion. Dr. Barry Stevens of To-Be-Determined America sets the record straight in hopes that we'll re-align our focus and concentrate on the real issues at hand, which, by the way, is not fracking (Spoiler Alert: it's toothpaste).

. . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Toothpaste More Dangerous Than Fracking, "Expert" Says

From Orangutan: Dear Solar Storm watchers,

Don’t worry. These solar storms are nothing compared to the volcanoes and earthquakes I have witnessed. You humans will be just fine, I hope.

The Global Express: Japanese Earthquake Facts

Japan is geographically in the worst position possible. Right on the border of the tectonic plates. There are a lot of facts that we don’t know about Japan that they experience everyday. One thing that I found astonishing last week after the horrific natural disasters in Japan was the number of earthquakes that Japan experiences . . . → Read More: The Global Express: Japanese Earthquake Facts