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Stories with subject: Geology
  • Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes, 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 4:19 pm

    Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company.

  • Earthquake country laid bare story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 12:06 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.

  • Earthquake report spurs retrofitting in Utah, Nevada 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 1:11 pm

    RENO, Nevada - A new report raising the likelihood of a destructive earthquake striking Salt Lake City in the next half century has underscored the urgency to retrofit more than 30,000 older brick homes and other unreinforced buildings at high risk of collapsing.

  • Federal researchers mapping rocks in upper Midwest 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 2:17 pm

    SUPERIOR, Wisconsin - Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey are overseeing two aerial surveys of northern Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan in an effort to better define the geology of the upper Midwest.

  • Nelsonite to become Virginia's official state rock 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 5:00 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia will soon have an official state rock thanks to a group of community college students.