Pennsylvania Officials Link Earthquakes In Lawrence Co. To Fracking

By Marcellus Shale – CBS Pittsburgh HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – Pennsylvania environmental regulators released the findings of their investigation into a series of minor earthquakes that took place near fracking operations by an oil and gas company.
The temblors, all too weak to be felt by humans, were recorded last April in Lawrence County, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh and three-quarters of a mile from a natural gas well owned by Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. No damage was reported.
The state Department of Environmental Protection has concluded that the series of seismic events that occurred on April 25, 2016, in Lawrence County can be related to operating

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