New Madrid Fault Zone Controversey

According to KnoxNews, Stein contends that several lines of evidence are pointing to a lessening of the seismic hazard in the region, including lack of measurable movement using GPS monitoring, a "decaying sequence" of seismic activity, and a geologic evidence based on studies of rivers etc., and finally some recent geothermal studies showing that the rocks in the area are essentially the same as the surrounding rock.