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SMU seismologists, Texas Railroad Commission OKs new rules for injection wells

Star Telegram- State agency OKs new rules for injection wells

…Southern Methodist University researchers said this year that they had detected more than 300 quakes large enough to be recorded by multiple seismic monitors the school has deployed in the Azle area.

The Geological Survey has recorded 27 in the area by the U.S. Geological Survey, but they include only quakes of magnitude 2.0 or greater, generally strong enough to be felt at the surface. READ MORE

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