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StateImpact Texas Featured on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show

StateImpact TexasTerrence Henry provided an authoritative and comprehensive summary of the link between fracking and earthquakes last night on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show.

Maddow also featured footage recently taken by Scott Detrow of StateImpact Pennsylvania, who recently uncovered the ongoing problem of methane gas leaks near drilling sites in that state.

Calling Henry’s reporting “more comprehensive and also more clear” than anyone else’s, Henry was Maddow’s only guest during the 11-minute segment. You can catch his full interview below.

North and Central Texas, an area not known for its seismic activity, was hit with 11 earthquakes over a span of 40 days in May and June. In recent weeks, several studies have pointed to the deep injection wells used to dispose of drilling wastewater as the likely cause of the tremors.

Former StateImpact digital editor Elise Hu contributed to this report.