Dick Says Fracking May Tigger Ohio Quake (Correct) (Video)
(Corrects Dick's first name to Jeffrey.)
Jeffrey Dick, chairman of Youngstown State University's geology department, talks with Bloomberg's Mark Niquette about the possibility that hydraulic fracturing may be causing earthquakes around Youngstown, Ohio.
Fracking is a process of blasting sand, water and chemicals into shale to extract natural gas. Earthquakes didn't happen around the city until D&L Energy Inc. began injecting wastewater from drilling into a 9,300-foot disposal well in December 2010. (Source: Bloomberg)
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