Earthquakes in USA May Be Due to Fracking Techniques

Northern Texas in the past three or four weeks has experienced an intense series of earthquakes. Historically this part of America has had only two earthquakes between 1970 and 2007, but in 2008 a series of minor earthquakes were recorded and in the last few days two earthquakes, each measuring 3.6 and 2.8 on the Richter scale happened. Continue reading

Fracking could be responsible for water contamination at the Wind River Reservation

History is written by the victors and when the defeated have no writing history becomes mere propaganda. For example the Americans who today live the American Dream (whatever that may be) do so by dancing on the bones of the aboriginal peoples that once walked the continent. Old habits die hard; when you have built a nation on the oppression of the aborigine there is little chance of changing your habits. Continue reading

Do you feel the earth move under your feet?

Scientists from the US Geological survey at Menlo Park in California have been measuring earthquakes in the central part of the United States and looking at their frequency. Earthquakes of magnitude three and greater have increased six fold in the 21st Century compared with levels in the 20th Century. A six fold increase is noteworthy. Continue reading