It's safe to say that the bp disaster in the gulf of mexico has raised the burden of proof on the energy industry and its claims about the safety of its various extraction methods and with so many more people now having their doubts about the energy industry, there's probably a much larger receptive audience. The outside analysis found high levels of methane or chemicals in the water of all the families, water defense said the water of four of the six families had methane levels in excess of pennsylvania's threshold for mitigation efforts one of the reports “showed methane levels seven times” the state limit and. New documentary raises questions about who is behind criticism of environmentalists his main target is josh fox, the director of gasland, the 2010 award-winning, anti-drilling documentary that has inspired many critics of fracking one leading environmentalist welcomed fracknation's take and said. Is hydraulic fracturing of the marcellus shale an energy transition strategy, or an environmental disaster in the making. Synopsis gas companies have recently turned their attention to the massive marcellus shale field, where fox's pennsylvania home rests stretching from the catskill region of new york state to west virginia, the area is also home to the country's largest unfiltered watershed, supplying water to millions of americans,. Hbo documentary programming: 1990-2010 42 gasland analysis 44 iii pbs documentary analysis 56 pbs documentary programming: 1970-1985 58 times of harvey milk analysis 65 pbs documentary programming: 1990-2005 75 enron: the smartest guys in the room analysis 78 iv analysis summary and.
When filmmaker josh fox released his gasland documentary in 2010, anti- fracking activism consisted primarily of a small number of grassroots groups operating in states where the shale gas industry was ramping up its activities the groups' members often had to struggle to get their neighbors and pol. The documentary 'gasland,' on hbo, begins and ends in rural susquehanna county, where kitchen sinks began to spit methane and catch fire after wells were drilled nearby. Synopsis the film follows fox as he travels through 24 states investigating the possible environmental ramifications of fracking the film includes scenes of tap water so contaminated it can be set on fire right out of the tap chronically ill residents with similar symptoms in drilling areas across the.
Transcript of gasland vs truthland gasland vs truthland analysis louis emmanuel bertin - maxime corel - gaëlle crepin manon debus-pesquet - chloé guillerm - lia ianora margaux maillard prof c stalla-bourdillon which manipulation techniques are used in these movies vs. Do documentaries make a difference to answer this question, researchers analyzed data on the location and timing of screenings of the antifracking documentary “gasland” in relation to antifracking events and municipal bans in the marcellus shale region (pennsylvania, ohio, new york, and west. A film review: 'gasland' the second half of the oil age will be very, very different from the first half it is truly, to coin the term usually used to describe football, “a game of two halves” the first half was awash with cheap, easy-to-find and easy- to-produce oil and gas the second half will be the story of.
A previous documentary titled gasland by josh fox made dramatic claims that fracking leads to flammable tap water a resident shows how he can light the water from his kitchen faucet on fire you would think the entire town was up in arms against those wishing to drill for natural gas through fracking. Gasland, a 2010 american documentary film, has made a lot of waves because of its critical view of the practice of fracking the fracking industry has responded with not just a rebuttal, but a full documentary film of their own which only adds more merit to the film while the producers may have intended to.
Imaging and imagining the future: rhetorical visions of environmental discourse in gasland dissertation directed by professor lisa b keränen abstract this study offers a rhetorical vision analysis of contemporary environmental discourse using the critical approaches of text-intertext methodology and. Analysis of the methane and compositional analysis of the gas in the denver- julesburg and piceance basins, the cogcc has consistently found that biogenic gas contains only methane and a very small amount of ethane, while thermogenic gas contains not just methane and ethane but also heavier hydrocarbons such.
There is an ongoing controversy in many european countries about the use of hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking”, to extract shale gas this article argues that the political regulation.
Bc oil and gas commission | oil and gas land use in northeast british columbia | 2014 10 progress since the 2013 report the 2013 report identified five next steps, and the commission's actions are summarized below 2013 next step action/result periodically updating the analysis to reflect future oil and gas. When done well, companies prosper and grow when done poorly, companies run into snags and fall behind so what does “good land management” look like combine interactive mapping, streamlined lease acquisitions, automated recommendation processes, and one-click data analysis and you've got your answer.
Synopsis gasland: the largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the united states the halliburton-developed drilling technology of fracking or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a saudia arabia of natural gas just beneath us but is fracking safe when filmmaker josh fox is asked to. This suggests gasland iii (already being financed by the park foundation) may never get out of the gate if it does, it is likely to fall even the industry is subject to one heck of a lot more than self-regulation and it welcomes constructive criticism but that's not what's being funded by these groups reply ↓ bill f on april 24. “local screenings of 'gasland' contributed to anti-fracking mobilizations, which, in turn, affected the passage of local fracking moratoria,” according to the study, which was authored by university of iowa associate professor ion bogdan vasi researchers said they analyzed internet searches, twitter posts.