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State Takes Fracking Action After Swarm Of Earthquakes

The ground is still shaking in northern Parker and Tarrant County. A system of seismic monitors is still picking up small movements.

03/18/2014

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Plan Could Ban Fracking In One North Texas City

A citizens group in Denton announced plans Tuesday to try to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

02/18/2014

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

Earthquake Shakes Benbrook Area

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that a 2.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the city of Benbrook at 1:32 a.m. on Sunday.

02/02/2014

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Commission Can’t Shake Azle Residents’ Resolve

As the sun set Wednesday, a tank truck dumped a load at a disposal well for gas drilling waste in far north Parker County. It’s the one thing dozens of residents in the area didn’t want to see.

01/22/2014

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North Texans Protest Fracking, Earthquakes At Railroad Commission Meeting

Dozens of North Texas residents were in Austin Tuesday, urging the Texas Railroad Commission to take action after a swarm of earthquakes.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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Azle Residents Take Quake Concerns To Austin

Frustrated with the dozens of minor earthquakes in their community, a group of about 50 residents from Azle are heading to Austin on Tuesday to meet with state officials.

01/21/2014

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Azle Residents Take Their Earthquake Concerns To Austin

Dozens of Azle residents are planning a trip to the state capitol to send a message to the Texas Railroad Commission.

01/20/2014

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Texas House Creates Subcommittee On Earthquakes

The chairman of the Texas House Committee on Energy Resources has set up a team of lawmakers to investigate earthquakes in oil and gas regions.

01/16/2014

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Earthquakes Lead Texas Agency To Hire Seismologist

A key Texas agency announced Tuesday it is hiring a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas with significant oil and gas drilling activities.

01/07/2014

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Azle Town Hall Meeting To Address Earthquake Concerns

The Texas Railroad Commissioner is scheduled to address residents concerns at Azle High school in a town hall meeting. Some longtime Reno residents say it’s about time.

01/01/2014

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Continued Shaking Has Texans Considering Earthquake Insurance

Earthquakes have hit the northwest part of the metroplex for the eighteenth time since November 20 — 11 of those quakes have been near Azle. The continued shaking has some thinking about getting earthquake insurance.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

Earthquake Strikes North Texas Saturday Night

Residents in Azle told CBS 11 News that they are concerned about the rising number of earthquakes rocking the area.

12/15/2013

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