TEXAS VIEW: This Deserves Another Look by All of Us

You’d think scientists would be able to figure out for sure whether the rash of North Texas earthquakes in recent years has a definite link to oil and gas drilling activity, including waste injection wells.

In fact, some scientists believe they have figured it out, and they say there is a link.

But at least one key scientist, Texas Railroad Commission geologist Craig Pearson, has been reluctant to agree. That’s important, because the Railroad Commission regulates oil and gas drilling in the state.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Jan.20, 2016

Featuring: Scott Tinker, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geoscieces