Originally posted on http://ift.tt/13mgxE0 :

And given Oregon's eminent "BIG ONE," vis ah vis the subduction zone in our coastal region . . . the construction of an LNG terminal and a 36" high pressured natural gas line running through brush and forest <especially in the dry months of summer> seems kind of, well, STUPID, don't you think?

New Research Links Scores of Earthquakes to Fracking Wells Near a Fault in Ohio
The study indicates that fracking built up subterranean pressures that repeatedly caused slippage in an existing fault as close as a half-mile beneath wells in Ohio.