(01/16/2012)
West Virginia officials seem to be changing their mind that numerous minor earthquakes in Braxton County, including a couple near the Calhoun County line, could be tied to the natural gas industry.

Braxton newspaper editor Ed Givens raised the issue that the injection of massive amounts of wastewater pumped into the ground by Chesapeake Energy could be causing the problem.

See DEP Officials see possible link between fracking disposal, earthquakes by Ry Rivard for the Charleston Daily Mail.

UPDATE: NINTH MINOR EARTHQUAKE HITS BRAXTON COUNTY - WV Officials Say No Link To Drilling Operations, Ohio, Arkansas Officials Differ


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