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Courts to Decide if Government is Responsible for Pohang Earthquake

Courts to Decide if Government is Responsible for Pohang Earthquake

POHANG, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A damages suit involving the earthquake in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province on November 15, 2017 was filed. The trial is finally starting one year and nine months after the quake, as a government research team announced belatedly that ‘the operation of the geothermal power plant brought about an earthquake’, and [...]

2017 Pohang Earthquake Probably Caused by Geothermal Plant

2017 Pohang Earthquake Probably Caused by Geothermal Plant

SEOUL, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s second-most destructive earthquake, which struck the southeastern city of Pohang in 2017, was probably triggered by an experimental geothermal power plant, the government said Wednesday. The government-led teams of experts, from both South Korea and abroad, concluded that a series of earthquakes, reaching a magnitude of 5.4 [...]

New Pohang Generator Uses Everyday Waste to Produce Electricity

New Pohang Generator Uses Everyday Waste to Produce Electricity

POHANG, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province will begin operating a generator that uses everyday waste to generate electricity starting next January. The city announced on Thursday that it has invested 153.4 billion won (US$137.1 million) to build the facility as part of a project that kicked off in [...]