Oklahoma’s governor defended the state response to the seismic activity attributed to oil and gas development against a federal report on the hazard. “Oklahoma remains committed to doing whatever is necessary to reduce seismicity in the state,” Gov. Mary Fallin said in a statement. Her comments followed the release of the first-ever report from the U.S. Geological Survey on human-induced seismic activity in the country. A map produced by the USGS shows Oklahoma is the state with the highest risk of potential hazard from human-induced seismic activity. Last year, the USGS found evidence to suggest seismic activity in the state may be tied to the disposal of wastewater from the oil and gas […]