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Stories with subject: Seismology
  • Los Angeles orders quake retrofit for many older buildings story has photos
    Updated: Oct-09-15 2:58 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Thousands of older wood and concrete apartment buildings vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake would get costly upgrades under sweeping retrofitting rules passed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council.

  • Indiana studying whether hydraulic fracking can cause quakes 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 5:20 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The man who oversees Indiana's oil and gas industries said the state is studying whether hydraulic fracturing used by many operators can cause earthquakes - a question that's on the minds of regulators and academics in several states.