Texas Railroad Commission takes necessary stand on oilfield earthquakes

Earthquake Hits Texas near Eagle Pass as State Struggles with Winter Storm


The move by the Texas Railroad Commission to crack down on wastewater disposal wells in the state’s share of the Permian Basin is long overdue according to one writer.

It’s a move that echoed what Oklahoma regulators did some years ago following a surge in earthquakes in the state’s oil and gas drilling regions.

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