Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

The Dallas Earthquake: ‘We Will Rebuild’

Ah, manmade earthquakes. Something that certainly seems feasible, but just not right.

There’s been a spate of quakes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area over the last few years, scientifically linked by geologists to wells used for disposing of fracking fluids. The two latest quakes hit Dallas Saturday night, followed by a minor one Sunday evening. While damage from these quakes has been minimal (in many cases, nonexistent), they’re certainly getting folks attention.

And, courtesy of Reddit user john_vella, they’re also getting some laughs. Behold:

Courtesy of Reddit user john_vella


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