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Texas Amends Waste Disposal Rules For Fracking

The Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.

10/28/2014

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Texas Proposes Tougher Rules On Wells After Quakes

The Texas Railroad Commission has proposed tightening regulations for injection wells as scientists explore a potential link between high-pressure wastewater disposal and the earthquakes rattling North Texas.

08/25/2014

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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 City Leaders Call For State Investigation Of Earthquakes

Geophysicists at the U.S. Geological Survey say the earthquakes so far are not strong enough to cause significant structural damage, but scientists say there’s no way to know if a stronger one will follow.

11/26/2013