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Many living near natural gas drilling operations report significant health problems from the fracking fluids used. Industry says such reports are anecdotal at best, environmental groups say their studies are sound. Only third-party, unbiased research can get to the truth.

Health Problems Persist Among Residents Exposed to Fracking Pollutants

The boon on America’s natural gas has been touted by both political parties during the recent election cycle, pointing to increased production and lower costs.  As is often the case, where money can be made and political points won, the facts can become a secondary concern.  This is certainly the case with hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” as it is infamously…

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Natural gas companies have tried bullying to get the documentary removed, to no avail

Natural Gas Companies Don’t Like Gasland, Josh Fox, or the Oscars

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow (reposted with permission) The natural gas industry is afraid that Josh Fox, director of the muckraking film Gasland, might win an Oscar on Sunday. Earlier this month, an organization called Energy in Depth, backed by the oil and gas industry, sent the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences a…

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Gasland – Revealing the Fracking Truth About Natural Gas Drilling

Filmmaker Josh Fox’s Gasland journey began when Natural Gas drilling came to his area of the Catskills/ Poconos region of upstate New York, offering lucrative deals to he and his neighbors for drilling access to the “Saudi Arabia of natural gas” that theoretically lay beneath many regions of the U.S. The old adage “if it sounds too good to be…

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