Geothermal Boom may go Boom!
Geothermal energy alternatives are catching on. But there can be unforeseen risks.
A bore hole recently drilled for a vertical geothermal system could have resulted in a potential disaster. The unregulated installer hit a pocket of natural gas that was only detected when a neighbour reported a bubbling in his sump. Turns out there is no regulation of deep drill bore holes in Ontario. Is this the the only jurisdiction without regulations?