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Indonesian Tsunami Probably Tripped by Exxon-Mobil Works
Scientists have known for some time that earthquakes in the order of 4.0 on the Richtor scale have been caused by oil drilling and other earth intrusive practices.
There have been earthquakes associated with large Hydro Dams. For example, Fontana Dam (USTVA North Carolina) has been associated with up to 4.0 earthquakes and routinely causes 2.5 quakes some fifty-plus years after construction.
Due to its much greater scale, and the presence of six geological faults in the area, the Three Gorges Dam in China will create very large earthquakes if its reservoirs are ever filled completely. According to Chinese news reports, tremors measuring 6.1 and 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the Zhangye region at 8:41 p.m. and 8:48 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2003.
Military Campaign Hurting Civilians in Aceh, Indonesia
More than 1600 Indonesian troops have guarded the Exxon-Mobil facilities in Aceh at one time in recent years. The Indonesian government gleans more than $100 million per year from the works.