Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Lawsuit: Quakes caused by frack water disposal damaged homes


Dallas, Tx area

Two Johnson County residents filed a lawsuit saying their homes were damaged by earthquakes related to fracking, the Cleburne Times-Review reported.
The suit, believed to be the first of its kind in the Barnett Shale, goes after Houston-based EOG Resources, Houston-based Shell Trading Co., Sinking Spring, PA.-based Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals, LP and Houston-based Enterprise Crude Oil LLC, the plaintiff’s attorney Christopher C. Cooke, told the newspaper.
Johnson County recorded nine small earthquakes from June 5 through June 13, 2012. Another quake hit March 10.
The lawsuit alleges that the quakes caused significant damage to the homes owned by Dan and Jan Marie Finn and Ed and Norma Specht of Alvarado.
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