Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,TIA BS: Fracking now give the go-ahead in the UK (62* d) RE: BS: Fracking now give the go-ahead in the UK 13 Dec 12

In fact the earthquakes are not related to fracking itself. Instead they are caused by deep injection disposal of fracking fluids (and other nerve gas at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal in the 1970s...would probably happen for deep injection of CO2 for sequestration also).

It is too easy to wrap all the phenomena together and call it all "fracking". There was a story in the news a few weeks ago about how Schlumberger lost a "radioactive fracking tool" along a Texas highway. Well, it wasn't a fracking tool at all. It was a standard gamma-gamma density logging sonde of the type that is used in many industries (groundwater production, monitoring, and clean-up among them). But it was a great opportunity for a headline writer to put radioactive and fracking in the same phrase.

A little technical knowledge and accurate reporting would help to steer this global discussion in good directions (and *really* protect Mother Earth and her irresponsible humans).

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.