Articles Tagged with ''area''

Study Blames Wastewater Injections for Quakes

Deep wastewater injection from the oil/natural gas sector is most likely responsible for the sharp increase in the number of small earthquakes recorded since 2001 in the Colorado-New Mexico border area, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA). Read More

Quake Response Shows Safety Improvements, PG&E Says

With California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday requesting that the three-county South Napa earthquake area be designated as a disaster area by the Obama administration, officials for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) are calling the combination utility's coordinated quake response an indicator of how far it has come in improving its safety and emergency responsiveness. Read More