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Report:?Don’t worry about fracking quakes

National Research Council says risk is not very high

June 16, 2012
By Seth Borenstein , The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the ground noticeably shake, a major government science report concludes.

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