Sandridge, a financially strapped Oklahoma oil company, is defying the state regulator’s request that it shut down six wells used to dispose of wastewater, despite fears they may be contributing to earthquakes.
Damaging Earthquakes Are Now As Likely in Oklahoma City and Dallas As in Most of California
On April Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols carried out one of the deadliest bombings outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The deadly blast left 168 people dead and injured more than 680 people, including children.
Earthquakes have quickly become a part of Oklahoma. Since 2009 earthquake activity in the state has rocketed from averaging one or greater earthquake a year, to at least one of these earthquakes per day.
Meteorologist reacts like a pro when quake hits during forecast