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Ohio Takes Quake Action

State says wastewater injection almost certainly behind tremors

March 10, 2012
By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer With AP Dispatches , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

BRIDGEPORT - Briny wastewater from natural gas drilling operations is being pumped into a 2.6-mile deep injection well at the top of Kirkwood Heights - and Ohio regulators hope a new set of regulations will prevent earthquakes at sites like this.

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