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Oklahoma takes action on fracking-related earthquakes — but it’s too late, critics say (+video)

OKLAHOMA CITY — They feel them in the little city of Cushing, where a web of pipelines and giant oil storage tanks makes the area a crucial international hub — and vulnerable. They feel them in the time-capsule town of Guthrie, where plaster is cracking in storefronts built in the 19th century. And they feel them in rural Fairview, where cows get loud when pastures move beneath them.

Days after Oklahoma earthquake, Sierra Club lawsuit targets Chesapeake, Devon, others (+video)

With a new legal challenge from the Sierra Club, some of Oklahoma’s largest energy companies now face lawsuits seeking class-action status in two counties and action in federal court aimed at holding them responsible for the state’s increasingly violent earthquakes.