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Minimum Distance Urged To Protect Sensitive Rock Strata From Fracking
2012-04-25 08:06:15

Artificial fissures in the earth’s crust caused by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, typically extend less than 600 meters, according to a new Durham University study.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.