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  • Ponds near oil rigs store wastewater from the fracking process, which is disposed of by injecting it back into the well. Some scientists believe this can cause earthquakes. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Evidence Grows of Link Between Fracking, Texas Earthquakes

    Mark Richardson Public News Service DALLAS – A new study is adding fuel to the debate over whether recent earthquakes in Texas are caused by oil and gas operations or natural geologic events.  The study by Southern Methodist University and the U.S. Geological Survey points to evidence that injecting wastewater into...