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Oklahoman Regulators Double Down on the Earthquake Problem

Seismic activity is dropping after state regulators intervened, but their job isn’t done yet.

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Oklahoma’s Quakes Quiet Down

The state’s seismic activity has fallen 43 percent this year.

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Fracking Linked to Canadian Earthquakes

Scientists have drawn a connection between hydraulic fracturing and increased seismicity in Alberta.

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Oklahoma Cracks Down on Drillers After Earthquake

After a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Pawnee, OK on Saturday, the state moved to halt wastewater storage in the vicinity.

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EPA Acknowledges Fracking’s Earthquake Problem

The government agency echoed concerns over a pressing—but not fatal—flaw of the American shale boom.

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USGS Says Millions at Risk From Oil and Gas-Related Quakes

Seven million Americans live in areas of increased risk for seismic activity as a result of drilling, according to a new government survey.

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Oklahoma to Oil and Gas Industry: Quakes Aren’t OK

Worried about the recent rise in micro-earthquakes, Oklahoma slapped its oil and gas industries with a heavy new regulation.

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Oklahoma Fracker Rejects Anti-Earthquake Regulations

Why an Oklahoma oil company is rejecting state anti-earthquake regulations, and why that matters for the shale industry.

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Fracking’s Earthquake Problem, and How to Tackle It

Research has linked Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry with an uptick in earthquakes. Smart regulation is needed.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


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