AUDIO: Arson talks fracking in Georgia on WABE

Thursday, September 10, 2015

What are the risks and rewards of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Georgia?

The method of extracting oil and natural gas from rocks has been widely — and controversially — used in other states. Some think reserves in northwest Georgia might be prime areas for fracking in the state.

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Chloe Arson appeared September 9 on the Atlanta public radio program Closer Look on WABE to help explore the issue. Listen to the segment below.

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