The Sierra Club and Public Justice this week filed a federal lawsuit against three energy companies who are fracking in Oklahoma. Increasingly, scientists are linking the strong earthquakes in the region to the drilling practice — and they are especially concerned about possible contamination of the water supply, too. On this basis, the lawsuit demands these companies dramatically curtail the practice.

To understand what the connection between fracking, dirty water and quakes might be, click here. Read the recent filing in full, below.

The Sierra Club and Public Justice Sue Oklahoma Frackers, Feb. 16, 2016 (full filing)

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Gina Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of Apple founder Steve Wozniak's biography, iWOZ: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Doing It. A former national TV correspondent and nationally syndicated talk radio host, she is an award winning tech journalist and editorial director of aNewDomain Media, which produces independent journalistic blogs and content for Fortune 50 companies. Separately.

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