Texas budget includes $4.5 million for UT quake research

AUSTIN — The state will dedicate $4.5 million to the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology to study seismic activity under a supplemental budget bill approved by the House on Thursday.House lawmakers voted 145-1 to give final approval to the supplemental budget, which holds money to address needs in the current state budget, which ends Aug. 31. The bill now goes to Gov. Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it. Dallas Democrat Rep. Rafael Anchia secured the money in the state budget to buy and deploy seismic equipment after swarms of earthquakes rocked North Texas….Read More Here.

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