Earthquake “Swarms” Linked to Wastewater Injection in California

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The USGS has long established a strong link between wastewater injection and earthquakes in many states that previously had practically no seismic activity (i.e., Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana). However, this cause-effect analysis was much more difficult in California due to its many faults and history of natural earthquakes, thus making it... Read more »

Another Seismicity Risk of Wastewater Injection: Nuclear Storage

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This Forbes article discusses the recent lawsuit of the New Mexico Attorney General against plans to store nuclear waste in the area. New Mexico is similar to many other states that have recorded an exponential increases in human "induced" earthquakes from wastewater injection. Hence, the lawsuit cites "the risk of... Read more »