Episode 11: Is road spreading of oil and gas wastewater safe? w/Dr. William Burgos

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بواسطة Fracking and Health: Ask an Expert and TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange)، اكتشفه Player FM ومجتمعنا ـ حقوق الطبع والنشر مملوكة للناشر وليس لـPlayer FM، والصوت يبث مباشرة من خوادمه. اضغط زر الاشتراك لمتابعة التحديثات في Player FM، أو ألصق رابط التغذية الراجعة في أي تطبيق بودكاست آخر.
“Beneficial reuse” of produced water, a byproduct of oil and gas development, includes road spreading for dust suppression and deicing. Dr. William Burgos, Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State University, describes beneficial reuse of produced water focusing on dust suppression for roads. He addresses chemical contaminants, exposure pathways, and potential impacts on human and ecological health and includes suggestions to strengthen protections when reusing wastewater.

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