…If you are surprised … think about this … for every shale oil type well drilled anywhere approx. 5 million gallons of toxic chemically polluted WATER is required which we then allow it to be disposed by injecting it into reputedly abandoned oil wells in the Oklahoma/Texas “oil patch” …

…If you are surprised … think about this … for every shale oil type well drilled anywhere approx. 5 million gallons of toxic chemically polluted WATER  is required which we then allow it to be disposed by injecting it into reputedly abandoned oil wells in the Oklahoma/Texas “oil patch” …

Oklahoma quakes linked to wastewater injection depth

The alarming string of earthquakes that have shaken Oklahoma for years has long been tied to the large volume of fracking wastewater dumped into the state’s injection wells. And while state regulators have taken numerous measures to reduce wastewater disposal volumes to prevent such "induced" earthquakes, they might want to consider another measure—restricting how deep wastewater gets sent underground.A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, finds that Oklahoma’s …
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