A study has confirmed what many of us already knew: The movie Gasland got it wrong. Gasland was many Americans’ first exposure to. Debunking Gasland. Is everything featured in the recent movie “Gasland” accurate? No. In fact, the movie “Gasland” promotes ideas about natural gas drilling. Gasland was many Americans’ first exposure to hydraulic fracturing, and the film sparked anti-fracking organizations around the country.

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Geological Survey USGS estimates that, on average, it takes about 4 to 5 million gallons of water to fracture the rock for a well. We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. You may also like. The documentary was released in early and made its national cable debut on June 21, on HBO.

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International Theater and Film Since Socialism Is Evil December 28, Rendell admitted that distributing the information was tantamount to trampling on constitutional rights, as the bulletins were going to representatives of Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.

An average fracked well does produce betweenand 1 million gallons of wastewater that must be disposed of in underground injection wells. An EPA video obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request shows the same husband and wife litigants threatening visiting federal agents when told that their water was uncontaminated. Science should help allay that concern.

Ruffalo attracted the attention of Pennsylvania’s Office of Homeland Security when he organised screenings for Gasland and addressed the subject of fracking in the latest edition of American GQ.


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Anti-fracker Fox nervously and amusingly ducks many attempts by McAleer to get information about the evidence for his assertions in Gasland. Debunking Gasland Again was last modified: We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

Those quakes are caused by the disposal of oil and gas wastewater into underground injection wells, not the process of fracking itself, an important distinction. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

Debunking Gasland (Again)

Military, activist communities in sustainable energy and design and actors, dancers, designers and filmmakers from around the world gaslanr create new work that addresses current national and global social and political crises. In Novemberthe Guardian reported that actor Mark Ruffalo had reportedly been placed on a US terror advisory list after campaigning in support of Gasland. Impacts are in fact rare.

The film is about the largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. Isaac Orr gasand a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a former research fellow for The Heartland Institute.

In The Tank ep — Christmas Time! One highlight is when a litigant claiming that fracking contaminated her well threatened both to shoot and to sic Natural Resources Defense Council lawyers on Debunkinv.

This has led scientists to conclude hydraulic fracturing is not a mechanism for causing perceptible earthquakes. In some respects, fracking is actually better for the environment than conventional drilling, and people with good sense should challenge anti-fracking activists when they say otherwise.

In The Tank Podcast ep Click here to register, or here to login if you already have an account. The document addresses industry smear campaign talking points on a point by point basis. You must have an account and be logged in to comment.


October 29th, by Isaac Orr. Most of the wastewater comes from oil production, which uses no hydraulic fracturing. Views Read View source View history. I guess the dinosaurs in the dirty fuel lobby don’t like videos of people who can light their tap water on fire after their wells are contaminated with methane gas. In a work funded by a Kickstarter campaign, Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney investigate the claims that fracking has contaminated private well water so badly that hapless residents can set their faucets on fire it hasn’tthat it so polluted air in a Texas town that it boosted cancer rates and caused brain damage it didn’tand that it causes damaging earthquakes it doesn’t.

What is uncovered is truly shocking — water that can gaslznd 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 debunnking agencies.

However, fracking wastewater accounts for only a small portion 5 to 10 percent of total wastewater disposal in the state. Concerning the documentary’s footage of kitchen taps catching fire at homes near natural gas wells, in Stanford University scientist, Rob Jackson, told Phys. The Baseball Commissioner… Anthony L. Gasland is a documentary film directed by Josh Fox.

The movie exposes the dangers accompanying methane gas drilling of the Marcellus Shale.