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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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Dallas Council Passes Gas Drilling Ordinance With Restrictions

The long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

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Report Looks At Drilling Wastewater & North Texas Earthquakes

The natural gas boom in the Barnett Shale here in North Texas jolted the local economy — but did it also create a stir below ground and cause multiple earthquakes in Cleburne in 2009 and 2010?

CBS 11–12/03/2013

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North Texans Wondering About Cause Of Recent Quakes

Around the small town of Azle all the talk on Wednesday centered around the recent earthquakes. Eleven earthquakes have now rattled Parker County — and that’s just in the last 15 days.

CBS 11–11/20/2013

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3 Earthquakes Detected Near North Texas Town

Three earthquakes in one day have been detected around a North Texas town that has already seen a swarm of seven earthquakes in the past month.

11/19/2013

Bill Nye as himself in the 1993 to 1998 television program "Bill Nye the Science Guy."

Other Parts of the Paper: False Science Ben

It’s the debut of the new character False Science Ben as Ben shoots from the hip in a conversation about Texas earthquakes and fracking.

105.3 The Fan–09/03/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fracking Blamed In Lawsuit Filed By Families In Johnson County

ALVARADO (CBSDFW.COM) – Two families in Johnson County are blaming fracking and earthquakes for damage to their homes. They have filed a lawsuit naming the controversial natural gas drilling process as the cause for cracking […]

08/16/2013

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

Series Of Earthquakes Shake Central Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says several earthquakes have shaken central Oklahoma. Geophysicists say the temblors were centered northeast of Oklahoma City. The strongest quake had a magnitude of 4.3 and was centered near the town of Luther.

04/16/2013

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Small Earthquake Confirmed Near Burleson

The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 2.6 magnitude earthquake shook the ground near Burleson at about 8:23 p.m. Wednesday night.

12/12/2012

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