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Oil wells cause earthquakes
In 1958, a geologist calculated that injecting fluid into the ground increases the chance of earthquakes. Thirty-one years later, another geologist has shown the reverse: pumping gas or oil out of the ground can also trigger earthquakes.
Pumping out underground crude contracts the rock in oil reservoirs and sets up large pressure changes over short distances, Paul Segall of the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif., calculates in the October GEOLOGY. Vertical contraction makes the ground above the reservoir sink, while horizontal stresses pull surrounding rock inward. If the pull becomes strong enough to shear the rock, an earthquake results.
Originally posted by valkeryie
Lord, help us in our stupidity and greed. We have the brains to develope something safer and more earth friendly. Hopefully before it is too late.
Originally posted by Legalizer
We've known full well that Hemp can be used for fuel for centuries.
Fuel for vehicles, etc, since Ford produced a car that ran entirely on Hemp fuel for almost
Hemp is a weed that grows anywhere, the seed is 80% oil.