Oklahoma Gov. Fallin Cites ‘Direct Correlation’ between Disposal Wells, Earthquakes

Oklahoman: Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday acknowledged a link between Oklahoma's earthquake swarm and wastewater disposal wells used by the energy industry. "We all know now there is a direct correlation between the increase in earthquakes we've seen in Oklahoma and the disposal wells, based upon many different factors, whether it is volume or location or whether it is on a fault line, how deep that disposal well goes into the earth itself," Fallin said Tuesday. "Oklahoma recognizes there is an earthquake......

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