Prague Newswire

Prague Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Prague, OK.

Results 1 - 20 of 82 in Prague, OK

  1. Oklahoma High Court Says Fracking Companies Can Now Be Sued Over QuakesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... World reported days ahead of the ruling, the decision could be precedent setting for other such claims in the state. Prague, Oklahoma resident Sandra Ladra is seeking damages for injuries she suffered during the record 5.6 magnitude earthquake that ...

    Comment?

  2. Oklahoma Supreme Court allows earthquake lawsuit to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    A resident of Prague is seeking damages after she was injured in her home by a 2011 earthquake that was magnitude 5.6 and caused widespread damage. The Oklahoma Supreme Court reversed a lower-court ruling, saying Cynthia Ferrell's case could continue in Lincoln County District Court.

    Comment?

  3. State Supreme Court OK's Woman's Lawsuit Against Energy CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News9 Oklahoma City

    On November 5, 2011, the largest recorded earthquake in Oklahoma's history rocked the town of Prague. In her lawsuit, Ladra alleged the earthquake caused rock from her fireplace and chimney to fall into her lap, causing serious injuries to her right knee.

    Comment?

  4. Oil companies can be sued by earthquake victim, Oklahoma court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    ... two Oklahoma oil companies, New Dominion LLC and Spess Oil Company, which operate injection wells near her home in Prague, Okla. A lower court ruled that the case had to go before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the regulator overseeing oil and ...

    Comment?

  5. Ruling allows Oklahoma earthquake lawsuit to go to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOK.com

    ... should handle the matter. The Oklahoma justices noted earthquake activity has increased near Ladra's home at Prague but did not take a stand on the merits of her case, instead saying it should return to a lower court because Ladra is seeking damages ...

    Comment?

  6. Court Rules Earthquake Lawsuit Against Tulsa, Cleveland Companies Can ProceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A Prague woman who claims wastewater disposal practices in Oklahoma's oil-and-gas fields triggered a 2011 earthquake that caused injuries to her legs has permission to seek damages in court. The Oklahoma Supreme Court said Tuesday that Sandra Ladra can sue New Dominion, LCC of Tulsa and Spress Oil of Cleveland.

    Comment?

  7. Yes, Those Earthquakes Are Caused by Fracking Boom, Studies ConfirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Common Dreams

    ... few noteworthy exceptions that scientists believe are likely tied to injection. In 2011, a magnitude-5.6 quake struck Prague, Okla.; the damage was mainly limited to cracks in some buildings, collapsed roofs and items falling off walls. In 2012, a ...

    Comment?

  8. Mega injections of wastewater triggers more quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... technologies, such as hydraulic fracturing. Recent studies have linked the damaging 2011 magnitude 5.7 quake that hit Prague, Oklahoma, to a nearby high-rate injection well. Unlike other studies, this new University of Colorado study looked at ...

    Comment?

  9. Study: Mega Injections of Wastewater Triggers More EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... technologies, such as hydraulic fracturing. Recent studies have linked the damaging 2011 magnitude 5.7 quake that hit Prague, Oklahoma, to a nearby high-rate injection well. Unlike other studies, this new University of Colorado study looked at ...

    Comment?

  10. More oil, gas drilling causing more earthquakes: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Hindustan Times

    ... the study. The increase included several damaging quakes in 2011 and 2012 ranging between magnitudes 4.7 and 5.6 in Prague, Oklahoma, Trinidad, Colorado, Timpson, Texas, Guy and Arkansas, researchers said. "This is the first study to look at ...

    Comment?

  11. Another study links injection wells with earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NewsCenter 25

    ... technologies, such as hydraulic fracturing. Recent studies have linked the damaging 2011 magnitude 5.7 quake that hit Prague, Oklahoma, to a nearby high-rate injection well. Unlike other studies, this new University of Colorado study looked at ...

    Comment?

  12. Study says wells that pump the most drilling waste underground the fastest cause more quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... technologies, such as hydraulic fracturing. Recent studies have linked the damaging 2011 magnitude 5.7 quake that hit Prague, Oklahoma, to a nearby high-rate injection well. Unlike other studies, this new University of Colorado study looked at ...

    Comment?

  13. More evidence fracking causing seismicity increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | UPI

    ... were associated with earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 4.7 to 5.6. The most serious rumbles were measured in Prague, Oklahoma; Trinidad, Colorado; Timpson, Texas; and Guy, Arkansas. "This is the first study to look at correlations between ...

    Comment?

  14. Study: Mega injections of wastewater trigger more quakesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | WTVC

    ... increases in earthquakes. But the biggest jump has been in Oklahoma. Recent studies linked a damaging 2011 quake in Prague, Oklahoma, to a nearby high-rate injection well. APPHOTO NY692: FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2013 file photo, Prague, Okla. ...

    Comment?

  15. Wastewater disposal causes sharp rise in central US earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NatureNews

    ... to be felt, but others have been large enough to damage homes and businesses. A magnitude-5.6 earthquake in 2011 in Prague, Oklahoma, crumpled turrets on a university building, and seismologists have warned that larger and more damaging tremors are ...

    Comment?

  16. Fracking poses risks to drinking water, EPA says, but hasn't caused 'systemic' damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that could impact drinking water." Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 5.6 temblor near Prague, Okla., in 2011 stood out. The shaking was strong enough to destroy 14 homes, cause a highway to buckle and slightly injure two ...

    Comment?

  17. An Oklahoma teacher leaves a lasting impression and is surprised for her effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    PRAGUE, Okla.-Kacie Green is preparing her classroom for her special ed students. She wants them to be armed with life skills.

    Comment?

  18. Jim Thorpe's sons ask Supreme Court to allow reburialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    1888: Jim Thorpe, a charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, is born in Prague, Oklahoma. Thorpe, who also played professional baseball and basketball, won his gold medals in the pentathlon and the ...

    Comment?

  19. Born May 28: Jim ThorpeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Linn's Stamp News

    Jim Thorpe, a remarkable athlete whose skill and talent spanned several sports in both amateur and professional venues, was born May 28, 1886 or 1887, on American Indian land near Prague, Okla. His given name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means "Bright Path."

    Comment?

  20. Former OU teammate: Eddie Foster's middle name was ConcussionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... personality, kind-hearted, great family, no ego. But leave it to Sam Muzny to remember. Muzny was an OU walkon from Prague in the 1970s who occasionally writes me to reminisce about the old Camelot days of Switzer. "I guess something needs to be ...

    Comment?

Prague Job Listings
View or post Prague job listings on Topix.
Prague Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Prague from Topix.
Prague Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Prague on Topix.