In Rong county, Sichuan, two people were killed and 10,000 buildings were damaged in earthquakes protesters say were triggered by fracking for shale oil. Photo: Weibo
In Rong county, Sichuan, two people were killed and 10,000 buildings were damaged in earthquakes protesters say were triggered by fracking for shale oil. Photo: Weibo
Earthquakes

Chinese protesters blame fracking for earthquakes that killed two people in Sichuan

  • Highest concentration of shale gas is found in province’s southwest, a hilly area prone to quakes because of its proximity to geological fault lines

In Rong county, Sichuan, two people were killed and 10,000 buildings were damaged in earthquakes protesters say were triggered by fracking for shale oil. Photo: Weibo
In Rong county, Sichuan, two people were killed and 10,000 buildings were damaged in earthquakes protesters say were triggered by fracking for shale oil. Photo: Weibo
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