Railroad Commission Still a Nonbeliever on Ties Between North Texas Earthquakes, Injection Disposal Wells

North Texas' seismic tremors aren't predictable, unlike the Texas Railroad Commission's response to earthquake swarms. A study published recently in the journal Science Advances concludes that high-pressure wastewater injection disposal wells used to bury fluids from hydraulic fracturing activities revived dormant faults near Dallas. Like clockwork, the Railroad Commission insists again that this isn't a conclusive link between earthquake swarms and oil and gas activity.  Continue reading...

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