New research aims to show if fracking causes earthquakes in UK

Jessica Shankleman
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Newcastle University-led ReFine consortium says its work will help to measure the seismic impact of fracking

Researchers from six British universities have produced the world's first analysis of the number of earthquakes caused by humans, in the latest effort to accurately chart the seismic impact of the UK's...

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