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Quake concerns growing

 

Last updated 10/12/2021 at 5:33pm

Tribune News Service

Regulators are reporting an uptick in seismic activity blamed on the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin.

Growing concerns about earthquakes in the Permian Basin caused by wells oil and gas operators use to dispose of wastewater led Texas regulators to curtail the allowed amount of water being injected and block any new such wells in the Midland area....



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