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  • Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]

    Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]
    The perennial jokes about California being sloughed off into the Pacific when the next big earthquake strikes may soon give way to laugh lines about Oklahoma shaking, quaking and sinking into the earth.
  • Fracking doesn't cause earthquakes [Letter]

    Fracking doesn't cause earthquakes [Letter]
    A recent opinion piece missed some key facts on hydraulic fracturing, injection wells and induced seismicity in Oklahoma ("Fracking may be inducing earthquakes," July 1). Hydraulic fracturing is a well-regulated process that has been used more than 1....

    Recovered from an earthquake, the Washington Monument is set to reopen

    Recovered from an earthquake, the Washington Monument is set to reopen
    The cracks have been repaired. The stone has been patched. The elevator is fixed. The 500 tons of scaffolding have been down for weeks, and the lawn is freshly mowed. On Monday, 994 days since an earthquake shook the Washington Monument from top to...

    Boom, then rumble leaves Ocean City puzzled

    Boom, then rumble leaves Ocean City puzzled
    Michael Maykrantz was on duty at a fire house on 74th street in Ocean City when the floor began to shake and the doors started to rattle. At Bart Rader’s house in Ocean Pines, a loud boom “like somebody blew something up” preceded...

    Harford participates in "Great ShakeOut" drill

    On Thursday, Oct. 17 at approximately 10:17 a.m., millions of people around the world participated in the world's largest earthquake drill. An estimated 18 million people worldwide were to participate in the 2013 "Great ShakeOut" drill. Maryland is one...