Texas Regulators Face Anger Over Earthquakes Near Disposal Wells
In the last few months, dozens of small earthquakes have shook the north Texas town of Azle, outside of Fort Worth. The quakes are thought to be linked to oil and gas drilling in the area. Specifically the disposal of wastewater from drilling — which is typically pumped underground by the millions of gallons. So, last night the state agency that regulates the Texas oil and gas industry held a meeting in the town.