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Scientists across the U-S are paying attention  to a study that SMU has launched into the small earthquakes that have been happening near Eagle Mountain Lake (Photo by E. Trube, 1080 KRLD)

SMU Launches Study Of Azle Area Earthquakes

Many people who live around Azle think oil and gas water injection wells are causing the ongoing series of small earthquakes in their area..Dr. Heather DeShon with SMU says they don’t have an answer yet.

02/07/2014

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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

Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

New Tests Find More Methane In North Texas Water

The Texas agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry says it’s opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.

01/17/2014

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North Texas Feels Another Earthquake

North Texas has had another minor earthquake — 3.1 magnitude — in an area where concerns about unexplained quakes led a state regulatory agency to hire a seismologist.

01/13/2014

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Early Report Finds NRH House Explosion Caused By Gas Leak

In a preliminary findings into the house explosion, the Texas Railroad Commission cites an Atmos Energy equipment failure as the cause of the house explosion.

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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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

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Texas Reports Record Oil Production Rate

Texas has reported it produced oil at a record rate in September, more than doubling the rate of less than three years ago.

12/04/2013

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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

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Dallas Lawmaker Runs For Railroad Commission

State Rep. Stefani Carter released a statement on Monday saying that she will run for a seat on the commission responsible regulating the oil and gas industry in Texas.

07/09/2013

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I-Team: Power Company Fined After Ruptured Gas Line & Explosion

The CBS 11 I-Team confirms part of the state’s investigation into a ruptured Lewisville gas line and explosion is done.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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