Energy Policy

OriginOil's Eckelberry says algae can ease fracking chemical concerns

Is algae the solution to the safety concerns surrounding hydraulic fracturing? During today's OnPoint, Riggs Eckelberry, president and CEO of OriginOil, discusses his company's energy production process for harvesting algae and cleaning up oil and gas water. He explains OriginOil's plans to demonstrate the technology in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale and discusses his expectations for algal fuel legislation during the 113th Congress.