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  1. Why is #fracking causing earthquakes? And can we reduce the risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | North Denver News

    ... specifically water production and wastewater injection, represent the most likely cause of earthquakes in the Azle/Reno, Texas region, where significant gas production and wastewater injection began five years ago. But this is not a fundamentally ...

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  2. Fracking science: Why oil and gas extraction is causing earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Raw Story

    ... specifically water production and wastewater injection, represent the most likely cause of earthquakes in the Azle/Reno, Texas region, where significant gas production and wastewater injection began five years ago. But this is not a fundamentally ...

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  3. North Texas feels strongest quake yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Houston Chronicle

    ... In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a fracking wastewater storage facility sits just outside the city limits of Reno, Texas. The rural community of Reno sits surrounded by hydraulic fracturing drilling operations and is considering passing a ...

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  4. Lawmaker wants to speed up funding for earthquake studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... the University of Texas at Austin on Monday about their recently published study linking seismic activity near Azle and Reno with oil and gas operations. In their testimony before the committee, the scientists recommended that the state step up its ...

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  5. Texas' oil-gas agency may add second quake expert to its staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Dallas Morning News

    A truck carrying wastewater from natural gas production drives slowly through the Azle and Reno area. The Railroad Commission of Texas, which regulates oil and gas activity, may add a second earthquake expert to its staff, said Commissioner Ryan Sitton at a Texas House of Representatives committee hearing in Austin on Monday.

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  6. Editorial: Earthquake concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Houston Chronicle

    ... of fracking fluids - is the most likely cause of dozens of earthquakes that began shaking the towns of Azle and Reno, northwest of Fort Worth. The study represents some of the most conclusive evidence yet that human activity, not Mother Earth, is ...

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  7. Mark Davis: Don't shut down a magnificent industry because of a few quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the varied parts of North Texas where mild shudders have raised eyebrows and tensions. They find that at least in Azle, Reno and other areas northwest of Fort Worth, the various injections and extractions necessary to the securing of oil and natural ...

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  8. Mark Davis: Energy industry shouldn't be hobbled because of a few rattlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the varied parts of North Texas where mild shudders have raised eyebrows and tensions. They find that at least in Azle, Reno and other areas northwest of Fort Worth, the various injections and extractions necessary to the securing of oil and natural ...

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  9. Could Texas Be Doing More to Protect Against Manmade Earthquakes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KUT-FM Austin

    ... wells if there's a chance they're related to earthquakes - may get another hearing. Lynda Stokes is the mayor of Reno in Parker County, where dozens of medium-sized earthquakes have been recorded in an area that used to be quake-free. "When I saw ...

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  10. The Brief: April 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Texas Tribune

    Texas Railroad Commission lead engineering technician for districts 1 and 2, Michael Polasek, inspects a salt water disposal injection well at a Heckman Water Resources commercial disposal facility on the LAMZA lease near Highway 80, January 22, 2012. There was more fallout late last week from the Southern Methodist University-led research study that linked wastewater injection wells to a swarm of earthquakes near Reno and Azle in late 2013 and early 2014.

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  11. Water from fracking is the likely cause of Texas earthquakesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... 16, 2009. Next came a series of quakes in Cleburne between June 2009 and June 2010, and this third series in the Azle-Reno area northwest of Fort Worth occurred between November 2013 and January 2014. The SMU team also is studying an ongoing series ...

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  12. Leading OffRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | D Magazine

    ... SMU's scientific report last week linking the wastewater injection wells to significant earthquake activity in Azle and Reno, the Railroad Commission has announced that it will hold hearings in June to determine the fate of XTO Energy and EnerVest ...

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  13. 'Man-made' earthquakes: Is fracking adding to seismic activity in US?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A fracking wastewater storage facility sits just outside the city limits of Reno, Texas, in this Nov. 19, 2014, photo. With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.

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  14. Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a fracking wastewater storage facility sits just outside the city limits of Reno, Texas. The rural community of Reno sits surrounded by hydraulic fracturing drilling operations and is considering passing a ...

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  15. Man-made earthquakes shake over a dozen areas in USRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a fracking wastewater storage facility sits just outside the city limits of Reno, Texas. The rural community of Reno sits surrounded by hydraulic fracturing drilling operations and is considering passing a ...

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  16. Report: Man-made earthquakes shake over a dozen areas in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a fracking wastewater storage facility sits just outside the city limits of Reno, Texas. The rural community of Reno sits surrounded by hydraulic fracturing drilling operations and is considering passing a ... 1 comment

  17. Commission should heed study on quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Results of studies from North Texas and from Oklahoma released this week are almost as earth-shattering as the earthquakes they examined. An analysis published in Nature Communications , a science journal, concluded that the series of earthquakes that hit the Azle and Reno area northwest of Fort Worth were "most likely" caused by oil and gas activity, specifically wastewater injection wells and the drilling process.

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  18. Gas Industry Caused EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Daily Kos

    At my home in Reno, Texas 76020 I felt 40 earthquakes in less than 3 months, although the SMU scientist stated that "at times the data has shown swarms of up to 1,000). SMU .

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  19. Oil and gas activity did cause Azle earthquakes, SMU researchers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    A study led by Southern Methodist University found that high volumes of waste water injection combined with the extraction of saltwater extraction by the oil and gas industry caused the earthquakes in that region. Azle, Reno and other communities northwest of Fort Worth experienced more than 30 minor earthquakes from late 2013 to early 2014.

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  20. The Brief: April 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    The Texas study, as the Tribune's Jim Malewitz writes , focused on about two dozen earthquakes near the Barnett Shale towns of Reno and Azle. Malewitz writes: A combination of industry activities likely caused the phenomenon, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications .

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