Scientists Close To Testing Tracers For Drilling Fluid

It's one of the most hotly debated issues dogging the oil and gas drilling industry: Is the now-widespread use of a drilling method called "fracking" a threat to groundwater? StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling found some answers by visiting a laboratory in Houston. But he begins his story in Austin, where state officials had gotten a scare.

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Dave Fehling

Dave Fehling

Director of News and Public Affairs

As Director of News and Public Affairs, Dave Fehling manages the radio news operation at Houston's NPR station. Previously, he was a reporter at the station, covering the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. He won top state honors for in-depth and investigative reporting as well...

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