Ohio geologists link small earthquakes to hydraulic fracturing, change permit conditions

  • by: JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 11, 2014 - 6:46 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

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