Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/08/10

Surrey earthquakes: Scientists call for oil drilling ban as mysterious tremors continue to strike region

Local campaigners have been protesting oil companies in Surrey after earthquakes in the area were linked with drilling operations“The “swarm” of earthquakes that has plagued Surrey for months has prompted scientists to call for a temporary ban on oil drilling in the county.
Four senior geologists have highlighted the risks to public health and the environment after 12 earthquakes struck the region within four months.
They said there could be unstable geology that had not been identified when oil companies were given permission to explore for fossil fuels at several sites across Surrey.
Two of these exploration sites are located just a few miles from the earthquake epicentres.”

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Fonte: The Independent, 6 de agosto de 2018

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