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Houston Built on Shaky Ground

Article: Houston Built on Shaky Ground

HOUSTON, Texas, April 27, 2008 (ENS) – The ground moving beneath Houstonians’ feet is not felt at the magnitude of recent earthquakes in San Antonio and Illinois, but it is shifting nonetheless, say geologists at the University of Houston. They warn that the shaky ground beneath the city could mean trouble for buildings, roads and…