Gasland  

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The hunt for unconventional gas sources has created a swathe of health problems and a growing backlash against the industry, with an example being the new documentary "Gasland" - Gasland - The Movie.

When filmmaker Josh Fox discovers that Natural Gas drilling is coming to his area—the Catskillls/Poconos region of Upstate New York and Pennsylvania, he sets off on a 24 state journey to uncover the deep consequences of the United States’ natural gas drilling boom. What he uncovers is truly shocking—water that can be lit on fire right out of the sink, chronically ill residents of drilling areas from disparate locations in the US all with the same mysterious symptoms, huge pools of toxic waste that kill cattle and vegetation well blowouts and huge gas explosions consistently covered up by state and federal regulatory agencies. These are just a few of the many absurd and astonishing revelations of a new country called GASLAND.

CAN YOU DO THIS WITH YOUR TAP WATER? from JOSHFOX on Vimeo.

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Anonymous   says 5:12 AM

I watched this last night on Democracy Now, and I wish more people could be informed about how it really is this country. I've started watching alternative means to get informed.

There is a lot going on now in regard to domestic natural gas reserves and there is a movie out there which does a good job of portraying the potential role that, responsibly produced, natural gas can play in our clean energy future. It is called Haynesville and has screen at Sheffield, COP-15 and SXSW.



Website: http://www.haynesvillemovie.com/

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