Gasland documentary by Josh Fox (2010)

posted Mar 28, 2011, 2:04 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Mar 28, 2011, 2:18 PM ]
This is the film that brought us images of lighting tap water on fire in homes in the United States.  Josh explores the natural gas industry and environmental and health impacts related to their "fracking" activities.  The maps he shows of thousands of natural gas wells throughout the country aren't (as of yet) found in Minnesota, but since most of us use natural gas for heating or cooking, we have a responsibility to see what the current natural gas drilling procedures are doing to our fellow Americans.  Once you see and hear their stories, you won't soon forget!  And it doesn't have to be this way - the natural gas industry is harvesting this way because they can and because it maximizes their profits.  Add your voice to the efforts to regulate this industry so our water supplies and our collective health aren't forever compromised.

In addition to being available on DVD, Gasland will be broadcast on HBO through 2012.