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The Fracking Oil Boom is over! Why are there still earthquakes in Oklahoma?

Pawnee Earthquake Damage by J Berry Harrison III

Earthquake destruction in Pawnee Oklahoma. Thanks, windmills. (image via J Berry III)

 

Today a 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Oklahoma, centered in Pawnee county, and was felt in several states. This earthquake caused a huge problem, not for dilapidated trailer-hoods or endangered prairie chickens, but for tree-hugging liberals.

The Oil Boom is over! Why are there still earthquakes in Oklahoma?

They blamed fracking for the Oklahoma Earthquake Swarm that began in 2009. But now crude oil sits under $50 a barrel. Nobody’s fracking! Read more