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How fracking impacts drought in Texas


According to recent reports, the practice of hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, which is used for oil extraction, is making the drought problem in Texas much worse. This is while people across this country are being asked at an increasing rate to weigh the benefits and consequences of fracking and decide between their wallets and their water. “Gasland” director Josh Fox, Texas native Deborah Cipolla-Dennis, Green For All Phaedra Ellis Lamkins, and the Home Energy Groups Uni Blake discuss with guest host Joy Reid.