Geothermal project to utilize Newberry Volcano in central Oregon as source.
Hydraulic fracturing has been blamed for a number of health and environmental hazards. Recently, the decades-old technique used to enhance oil and natural gas recovery has been under fire for possibly resulting in groundwater contamination and even earthquakes. If you’re looking for an article which provides just the facts with none of the fear mongering or cover up nonsense, here’s a great place to start!
Yesterday’s earthquake in Eastern Turkey (near the City of Van) has resulted in extensive damage due to it’s shallow depth, it’s large magnitude (M 7.2), and it’s proximity to the surface. Combine that with not-so-strict building codes and the region’s geology, and you’ve got problems.
The answer to the geology puzzle is revealed! Learn more about how geology affects you.
A month of high high temperatures in Texas has resulted in damaged homes, cracking roads, broken water mains…and shrinking soils.