E&E Publishing: EPA looking for ways to ‘manage or minimize’ injection earthquakes

March 23, 2012 | General RCAP News

In a March 15 report on its EnergyWire, E&E Publishing reports that "a team from U.S. EPA is preparing recommendations for 'managing or minimizing' earthquakes triggered by oil and gas waste injection wells.

…EPA has not publicized its efforts on earthquakes — the technical term is 'induced seismicity' — but it has discussed efforts with state officials, researchers and interest groups."

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