State seismologist to review report linking drilling, quakes

April 22, 2015 1:56 AM

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The state's official seismologist has no plans for immediate action following a report that says gas drilling and wastewater injection most likely caused a swarm of earthquakes in North Texas.

Craig Pearson said at a news conference Tuesday that he wouldn't recommend that the Railroad Commission, the state's oil and gas regulator, suspend activity at two wells the report's authors identify as the source of the temblors in Azle.

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