The Oklahoma News Report

Link Between Earthquakes and Injection Wells

Clip: Season 4 Episode 441 | 3m 22s

State Impact reporter Joe Wertz discusses the Oklahoma Geological Survey statement linking earthquakes to wastewater injection wells. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has begun to formulate rules regarding injection wells, including changes in well permitting and data requirements for well operators. The U.S. Geological Survey has also issued new hazard maps for earthquakes in Oklahoma.

Aired: 04/30/15

Rating: NR

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