Earthquakes Can’t Shake Railroad Commissioner Candidates’ Stances on Fracking in Texas

Dallas Morning News: Republican candidates for a post on Texas’ oil and gas regulation board are reluctant to pin earthquakes rocking parts of North Texas on industry practices related to “fracking.” Residents who have felt dozens of quakes where they used to be rare have raised concerns and criticized the Railroad Commission for responding slowly and sharing little information. Scientists generally agree humans can cause noticeable earthquakes with deep wells such as those used to dispose of waste from hydraulic......

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