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Sometimes the irony

Sometimes the irony just sneaks up and whacks you one.

A bit ago I switched over to Cspan2. They were discussing the pros and cons of one of the President's nominees and John McCain took his turn. He proceeded to accuse the man of being terribly unprepared for the position to which he had been nominated. And I just couldn't help thinking that McCain had some up close understanding of being in that very place...
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Mon Jun 2, 2014, 05:42 PM (2 replies)

Epicenter of Saturday earthquake in Greeley was near oil, gas wastewater injection wells

Greeley, Colorado -- The epicenter of the earthquake that hit Greeley on Saturday was about 1.5 miles from two oil and gas wastewater injection wells that have not been inspected by the state since August 2012.

At about 9:35 p.m. Saturday, a 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck 4.8 miles northeast of Greeley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, with the epicenter near Weld County roads 66 and 43. Minor shaking was felt as far south as Longmont and as far north as Fort Collins, according to the USGS website.

The quake’s epicenter was close to two oil and gas wastewater injection wells, both operated by High Sierra Water Services LLC of Denver, according to data from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. They are the only injection wells in at least a 5-mile radius of the quake’s epicenter. ...



Surprise, surprise. Not.
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Sun Jun 1, 2014, 07:32 PM (3 replies)
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