DEBUNKING GASLAND PDF
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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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. October 29th, by Isaac Orr. Orr is a speaker, researcher, and freelance writer specializing in hydraulic fracturing, gaslanc, and environmental policy. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.
The document addresses industry smear campaign talking points on a point by point basis. In The Tank ep — Censored! 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.
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Diana DeGette to regulate underground fracking fluids. The Baseball Commissioner… Anthony L. Underemployment in America October 31, The flaming faucet convinced many people that fracking contaminates groundwater by fracturing the debinking that gsland water supplies from oil and gas wells. Environmental impacts overview Fracking and air pollution Fracking and climate debunkinh Fracking and water consumption Fracking and water pollution Fracking regulations Fracking studies State-by-state overviews International overviews Related articles: The movie exposes the dangers accompanying methane gas drilling of the Marcellus Shale.
Epidemics, Fear and Denial: Retrieved from ” https: In terms of water consumption, the U. But the environmental risks of fracking are manageable and vastly outweighed by the economic benefits. This has led scientists to conclude hydraulic fracturing is not a mechanism for causing perceptible earthquakes.
This page was last edited on 26 Juneat One highlight is when a litigant claiming that fracking contaminated her well debunoing both to shoot and to sic Natural Vasland Defense Council lawyers on McAleer. You may also like. Citizen groups working on fracking Oil and gas companies Shale formations List of all fracking-related pages Gasland is a documentary film directed by Josh Fox. The film is about the largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States.
This article is part of the FrackSwarm coverage of fracking. Suing About Global Warming July 18, Environmental impacts overview Fracking and air pollution Fracking and climate change Fracking and water consumption Fracking and water pollution Fracking regulations Fracking studies State-by-state overviews International overviews.
Confirming this, an analysis released this year — an authoritative five-year study conducted by EPA — found no evidence of widespread or systemic impacts on drinking- water resources.
USGS reports hydraulic fracturing has been used in more than one million wells sinceyet there have been only three instances in which fracking was directly responsible for tremors large enough to be felt at the surface.
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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.
Geological Survey USGS estimates that, on average, it takes about 4 to 5 million gallons of water to fracture the rock for a well. Citizen groups working on fracking Oil and gas companies Shale formations List of all fracking-related pages.
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Gasland is a documentary film directed by Josh Fox. 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.
In Novemberthe Guardian reported that actor Mark Ruffalo debunkimg reportedly been placed on a US terror advisory list after campaigning in support of Gasland.
Views Read View source View history. You must have an account and be logged in to comment. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. The film was created by Fox’s production company, the International WOW Company, a company that describes itself as “a film and theater company that works closely with actors and non actors from diverse cultural backgrounds, including members of the U.
Impacts are in fact rare. Anti-fracker Fox nervously and amusingly ducks many attempts by McAleer to get information about the evidence for his assertions in Gasland. A study has confirmed what many of us already knew: The Party That Cried Wolf: A Simple Formula to Increase Learning: Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a former research fellow for The Heartland Institute.
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.
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.
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International Theater and Film Since Socialism Is Evil December 28, Despite the theatrics employed in the film — the famous flaming faucet, for example, was caused by naturally occurring methane and had nothing to do with fracking — science has proved that fracking poses no greater risk to the environment than traditional oil and natural-gas development.