Lawsuit: Quakes caused by frack water disposal damaged homes, Two Alvarado homeowners are suing several energy companies saying they induced earthquakes that damaged their homes

Lawsuit: Quakes caused by frack water disposal damaged homes,  Two Alvarado homeowners are suing several energy companies saying they induced earthquakes that damaged their homes by Nicholas Sakelaris, August 2, 2013, Dallas Business Journal
The suit, believed to be the first of its kind in the Barnett Shale, goes after Houston-based EOG Resources, Houston-based Shell Trading Co., Sinking Spring, PA.-based Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals, LP and Houston-based Enterprise Crude Oil LLC, the plaintiff’s attorney Christopher C. Cooke, told the newspaper. Johnson County recorded nine small earthquakes from June 5 through June 13, 2012. Another quake hit March 10.
The lawsuit alleges that the quakes caused significant damage to the homes owned by Dan and Jan Marie Finn and Ed and Norma Specht of Alvarado. … Researchers continue to find evidence linking the wastewater disposal wells to seismic activity, with one study saying the fluids migrates in and around the fault itself, making it easier for it to slip. There’s also concern that an earthquake on the other side of the world can actually induce an earthquake near areas with injection wells. [Emphasis added]

Property owners sue for fracking damages by Tammye Nash, August 1, 2013, Cleburne Times Revie

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