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The Gas Land

Author: Josh; McClendon Aubruy K Fox
Publisher: HBO, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his land was on top of the Marcellus Shale, a giant reservoir of natural gas, and that he would be paid to lease his land for natural gas extraction. Fox documented his cross-country trek to find out if the controversial process of hydraulic fracking is actually safe. What he unearthed was a shocking discovery about a practice that is understudied and inadequately regulated, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Josh; McClendon Aubruy K Fox
ISBN: 1422902889 9781422902882
OCLC Number: 785846882
Notes: Director: Fox, Josh.
Credits: Edited by Mathew Sanchez ; camera, Josh Fox.
Performer(s): Josh Fox, presenter.
Awards: Winner : Best Documentary, Environmental Media Association ; winner : Special Jury Prize (Documentary), Sundance Film Festival.
Description: 1 DVD.

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In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his land was on top of the Marcellus Shale, a giant reservoir of natural gas, and that he would be paid to lease his land for natural gas extraction. Fox documented his cross-country trek to find out if the controversial process of hydraulic fracking is actually safe. What he unearthed was a shocking discovery about a practice that is understudied and inadequately regulated, and he raced to find answers about fracking before it was too late.

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