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Alex Davies

Alex Davies (@adavies47)
Living / Culture
December 1, 2011

An Earth-Shaking Finding

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When two small earthquakes struck near Blackpool, England in April and May, suspicious eyes turned toward the hydraulic fracturing operation in the area.

In a move few expected, Cuadrilla Resources, admitted that its shale fracking operations were indeed responsible.

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