June 24, 2014
By Jim Fuquay
AZLE — Researchers at Southern Methodist University have a good picture of faults that underlie the Azle area but are at least a year away from finding an explanation for the string of small earthquakes that hit the area last year.
“We are working on how … production activities have affected” those underground faults, geophysics professor Heather DeShon said Wednesday evening at a forum about the quakes.
Her update was hardly satisfying to about 130 people at the meeting at Azle High School sponsored by KERA and StateImpact Texas, a cooperative of public broadcasters.
Several in the audience complained that they heard little new from a panel that included elected officials, industry representatives and DeShon.
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