Philip Dellinger, head of the EPA’s Underground Injection Control Section, says the Railroad Commission has not yet shared any data. When asked if he knew why the commission had not passed the data along he said “no.”
In a statement, the Railroad Commission said that their staff seismologist, Dr. Craig Pearson, “has not found it necessary to request additional information beyond what is required by Railroad Commission rules from the closest disposal well.”
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