Colorado oil and gas regulators have decided to allow a Weld County wastewater disposal well to reopen, albeit at lower pressures and volumes after two earthquakes.
The commission investigating seismic activity near wastewater disposal sites in Weld County met Friday afternoon to discuss developments since it ordered an injection well temporarily shut down.
Experts are looking at the latest in a string of earthquakes to rattle an area near Greeley with questions about whether it’s related to oil and gas operations.
Alan Gordon hit the crossbar in the opening minute for San Jose and that was as close as the Earthquakes and the Colorado Rapids got to scoring in their 0-0 draw Saturday.
Researchers at Colorado State University are in California studying earthquakes by making a house shake.
The fallout shelters of the 1950s are clearly making a comeback, and 21st century shelters are of a different breed. Survival has become big business.
Recent earthquakes in Colorado and elsewhere were induced by a drilling procedure to dispose of wastewater, federal geologists planned to argue in a report announced Wednesday.
The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the ground noticeably shake, a major government science report concludes.
The earth has been shaking in southern Colorado again after a magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck near the New Mexico-Colorado border Monday evening.