April 21, 2015 - Rivka Galchen

April 21, 2015
Rivka Galchen

Over the past decade, Oklahoma has gone from a couple of earthquakes a year, to a couple a day, and the magnitude of the quakes keeps going up.  Almost all geologists agree on the cause: deeply buried deposit wells for waste waters from fracking for oil. Rivka Galchen documented the temblor epidemic and politically-enforced intellectual nullification that helps enable it. Hamm-fisted Harold is much involved.

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