Oklahoma regulators have called for more dramatic decreases in wastewater injection in the state’s oil fields, which have been blamed for a massive increase in earthquakes in the region.
Post Script is an original video series that unravels how some of mankind’s brightest ideas wound up taking an abrupt turn from their original design. Each bite-sized episode combines nuanced reporting with visually experimental short-form storytelling.
Reveal took 10 years of Oklahoma earthquake data, translated it into MIDI notes, and ran those notes through a synthesizer to add more musicality. Hear more in our June episode.