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
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

Topic |   Earthquakes
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
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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