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Patrick Barosh holds up a map which shows fault lines in the Sakonnet River and beyond. Dr. Barosh came out strongly against Weaver’s Cove Energy’s proposal to install an LNG off-loading terminal in Mt. Hope Bay. He said the company’s research on faults was severly flawed and that an earthquake near such a terminal could have a potentially catastrophic effect. The proposal was withdrawn last year.

Bristol man chases earthquakes

Bristol man chases earthquakes

BRISTOL — Did you feel it? Those four words are bandied about among neighbors, friends and family members whenever a known earthquake hits the New England area. You were probably asked that very question on Oct. 16, when a 4.6 magnitude earthquake centered in Maine was felt in parts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Chances

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