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  1. Drilling for earthquakes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... this ... they dismiss it," he said. Rubenstein blames human-caused quakes -- the largest of which, a 5.6, occurred in Prague, Okla., in 2011, destroying 14 homes and injuring two people -- on a longtime gas- and oil-extraction technique called ...

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  2. 'Top ten' earthquake shakes OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | KSWO

    ... ake is one of the top ten strongest earthquakes in Oklahoma. The strongest earthquake was a 5.6 magnitude recorded in Prague, Oklahoma, in November 2011.

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  3. Supreme Court Green Lights Cases Against Oil CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... against energy companies are usually oversaw by a regulatory commission. Spurred by an earthquake that happened in Prague, Oklahoma in November of 2011, one case is for personal injury and the other is for property damages. Both cases are against ...

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  4. Oklahoma Earthquakes: A Tort Threat To Oil & Gas Operators And InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    ... in Oklahoma. The industry's potential exposure to claims related to past events (specifically, the 5.6-magnitude Prague earthquake in 2011 that caused damages) is likely limited and surmountable. However, the real risk is the possibility of a future ...

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  5. Silver alert issued for missing 54-year-old Pottawatomie County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Authorities in Pottawatomie County are searching for a 54-year-old woman who was reported missing from a residential living center on Thursday. Rhone was last seen around 9 p.m. on Thursday at the Royal Residential Living Center, located south of Prague.

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  6. Oklahoma Holds Question of Whether Fracking Causes Earthquakes is for the Courts to Decide.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... resulting insurance claims. Plaintiff Sandra Ladra was watching the end of a football game in the living room of her Prague, Oklahoma residence on the evening of November 5, 2011 when a serious (Magnitude 5.0 or greater) earthquake struck the town. ...

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

    Jul 1, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 20, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 20, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 19, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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 ...

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  19. Study: Mega injections of wastewater triggers more quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KPIC

    ... 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 ...

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

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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 ...

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