Geological Survey issues maps on seismic events in oil and natural gas areas

The New York Times reports that the United States Geological Survey has released its first comprehensive assessment of the link between seismic events and oil and natural gas operations. According to the Times, the Geological Survey has identified and mapped 17 regions where tremors have occurred, noting that Oklahoma is by far the state with the most seismic events. The report also mapped parts of eight other states from Lake Erie to the Rocky Mountains. For more, read the full story.