Telegraph Telling Fracking Porkies

LIES

The Telegraph  have outdone themselves today with the spectacularly misleading article “Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling – Rapidly mounting evidence points to fracking and drilling causing quakes.The piece about fracking in the US is helpfully illustrated with a picture of the Grange Hill shale gas rig Blackpool…

A quick scan through the article reveals that scientists blame waste water injection NOT fracking for the increase in minor earth temors.

“Scientists have mainly attributed the spike to the injection of waste water deep underground, a practice they say can activate dormant faults. Only a few cases of shaking have been blamed on fracking”

The injection of waste water into fracking wells in banned in the UK…

mdi-tag-outline Fracking Gaia Fawkes Telegraph
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