And heavy vehicles – or armies – from bridges, obviously.
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If the government is banning fracking for producing imperceptible tremors then it should be consistent and not allow the seismic carnage caused by rock concerts or football matches for that matter, jokes Net Zero Watch.
When many members of the public think about fracking their very next thought is likely to be “earthquakes.”
That’s because in the public’s perception fracking is a danger – nobody wants an induced earthquake just as nobody would want an induced volcanic eruption or tidal wave.
Nature is capricious enough to be threatening if you live in certain parts of the world. We don’t want earthquakes near Blackpool or Burnley, do we?
That’s the problem with the word earthquake. A better term is micro-seismicity and when viewed that way such events are everywhere.
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Now, have you ever wondered why armies break step on a bridge?
Full article here.
via Tallbloke’s Talkshop
April 11, 2022 at 05:22AM