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State Regulators Expand Limits on Disposal Wells Near Labor Day Weekend Quake

Oklahoma Regulators Expand Limits On Disposal Operations Near Labor Day Earthquake

Federal and state regulators on Monday expanded and modified emergency orders limiting oil and gas activity at wells near a fault line that produced Oklahoma’s strongest earthquake on record. Regulators are targeting 67 disposal wells in two counties near the damaging 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the state over the Labor Day weekend.

 


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