Residents Say They Knew Azle Quakes Were Caused By Natural Gas DrillingTia Moen didn’t need Southern Methodist University experts to tell her what shook her two-story brick and stone home in Azle in the fall of 2013. She already knew.
Residents Pack Irving City Hall For Earthquake MeetingYou might say the recent North Texas earthquakes have shaken officials into action. The four earthquakes that rumbled under the city of Irving Tuesday sent an overflow crowd in search of answers.
Standing Room Crowd For Public Irving Earthquake MeetingFor the first time, seismologists are using the word "swarm" to describe all of the rumbling in and around the city of Irving.
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.
Texas Seismologist Says Quakes Have ContinuedResearchers at Southern Methodist University are studying whether the seismic activity is linked to high-pressure injection wells where hydraulic fracturing fluids are disposed.
Texas Lawmakers Hold First Earthquake HearingThe new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.
Earthquakes Lead Texas Agency To Hire SeismologistA 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.