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State panel idles injection wells

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission voted 8-0 on Friday to halt injections at two drilling-fluid disposal wells in Faulkner County for more than three weeks because of a possible link to an outbreak of earthquakes. The two operators of the wells said they shut down Thursday in anticipation of the order, but will contest an extension of the shutdown.

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