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Lawmakers Take Closer Look at Earthquakes in North Texas

A major uptick in earthquakes in Texas over the last several years has been linked to the state’s oil and gas boom. A Texas House subcommittee on seismic activity met on Monday to hear what state regulators are doing about it.

A road in the Eagle Ford Shale area in South Texas. The natural gas drilling boom is straining the region's rural roads. Mor…

A major uptick in earthquakes in Texas over the last several years has been linked to the state’s oil and gas boom. A Texas House subcommittee on seismic activity met on Monday to hear what state regulators are doing about it. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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