Former New England Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe now an Eco-Investor (video)

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You know Drew Bledsoe as the New England Patriots QB from 1993-2001 and #1 overall NFL Draft pick out of Washington State. After losing his starting gig to Tom Brady, Drew Bledsoe went on to play for the rival (well, they’re too poor a team to be considered a real rival) Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. Today, the former NFL quarterback for “America’s Team 1a” and “America’s Team 1b” is principal of Bledsoe Capital Group and an Ecosphere Investor.

Drew Bledsoe discussed chemical-free water treatment for fracking on CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” Ecosphere’s patented Ozonix(R) technology is allowing oil and gas exploration companies to recycle wastewater and eliminate chemicals traditionally used in the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, process.

“We allow these companies to, first of all, clean the water before they use it the first time, and then also recycle it and reuse it in their process. We’re closing the loop for these responsible companies,” Bledsoe told “Closing Bell” hosts Maria Bartiromo and Bill Griffeth.

“We’re eliminating chemicals and we’re also reducing dramatically the trucking that’s involved with fracking, because they can reuse the water right on site. It’s been really effective for us.”

The complete interview can be seen after the jump
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