Gasland 2/17/11

Gasland, a film by Josh Fox
A Documentary about Hydraulic Fracturing and its Dangers
February 17, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Cinema Arts Center, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
Admission: Members $10, Non-members $15

Speaking Adrienne Esposito, Exec. Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Reception to Follow

Academy Award Nominee: Best Documentary

Can you imagine being able to light your tap water on fire? This is just one of the many shocking results due to the natural gas drilling boom which has swept the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” has unlocked a “Saudi Arabia of natural gas” just beneath us. But is fracking safe? Part verite travelogue, part expose, part mystery, part bluegrass banjo meltdown, part showdown. Josh Fox encounters EPA whistleblowers, congressmen, world recognized scientists, and some of the most incredibly inspiring and heart-wrenching stories of ordinary Americans fighting against fossil fuel giants for environmental justice. USA, 2010, 91 min.

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