Drinking Water and Fracking (podcast)

GAO Podcast IconHydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has helped increase domestic oil and gas production. But fracking, along with other drilling methods, produces wastewater, which can contain various chemicals and metals, among other things.

Listen to Alfredo Gomez, a director in our Natural Resources and Environment team, discuss federal efforts to keep this wastewater from contaminating sources of drinking water.


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