Texas will deploy additional sensors to study a rash of earthquakes shaking the state as researchers try to determine whether the tremors are linked to the underground disposal of oilfield waste.
Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed a bill to spend $4.47 million over the next two years for a new seismic monitoring program to better pinpoint the location and source of the quakes.
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