DENVER — The ground around a northern Colorado wastewater injection well has been relatively quiet for more than two months, offering hope that a 10-month string of more than 200 small earthquakes might have subsided.
A natural gas extraction company controlled by energy giant Exxon Mobil sought to prove Wednesday that it is not to blame for a recent rash of small earthquakes in North Texas, telling a powerful state agency that it believes the earthquakes occurred naturally.
The National Transportation Safety Board also said in its report that the failure of a ship channel navigator and the Summer Wind master to set a safe speed in the fog-shrouded channel contributed to the accident.
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