University Place

Frac Sands: Resources and Issues in Wisconsin

Special | 58m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Bruce Brown, a scientist with the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey of the UW-Extension, explains the basics of hydrofracking, the use and characteristics of frac sand, and the geological reasons why sand from Wisconsin is in demand.

Aired: 11/30/11

Rating: TV-G

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