Two moderate earthquakes have been recorded in central Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Geological Survey issued a report in April saying it's "very likely" most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the injection of wastewater from oil and gas drilling operations.
Let’s call it what it is - fracking.
Not only is fracking wrong and dangerous, but also we’re putting oil ahead of water. Water that’s used in fracking gets contaminated for a minimum of thirty years: it’s useless.
If you’ve been out in the desert for a week and you’re dying of thirst: are you going to grab a can of oil or a bottle of water? What’s going to quench your thirst if you’re dying? We seem to be willing to give up water for oil. Guess what people; you can’t live off of oil. You need water.
Fracking is bad news. Earthquakes are happening where they shouldn’t be, but we don’t care because we put oil before water and our own safety. Let’s get off this dependency on oil and spend the same amount of money looking for new energy sources. Let’s stop using these old rotten ones that are eventually going to take us to the grave.
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