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We’re On A Mission: We Need 100 Subscribers by March 31!

Mar 8th, 2013 | By Mark
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If you’re a regular reader of NaturalGasWatch.org — and there are thousands of you — you know that NaturalGasWatch.org is one of the few organizations that refuses to take at face value the PR spin the natural gas industry tries to pass off as fact. And for that, we take a lot of heat …
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Josh Fox Releases a New Short Film on Fracking: The Sky is Pink

Jun 23rd, 2012 | By Mark
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Filmmaker Josh Fox, the talented auteur behind Gasland who’s hard at work on Gasland II, has released a new short film called, “The Sky is Pink.” The new film, in a sense, picks up where Gasland left off, expanding on the infamous “flaming faucet” scene and explaining in specific detail how and why natural gas
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NY Congressman Calls Gasland Director Josh Fox’s Fracking Arrest Politically Motivated Censorship

Feb 4th, 2012 | By Mark
Unidentified witnesses testifying at a recent hearing of the House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. The hearing was convened in response to recent EPA findings linking fracking to contamination in groundwater in Pavillion, Wyoming.

In an exclusive interview with NaturalGasWatch.org, Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY21) called the recent arrest of “Gasland” director Josh Fox “censorship based on viewpoint” and a politically motivated attempt to obscure Congressional proceedings. “There have been situations before where people who were not credentialed were allowed to film … (this incident) struck me as censorship based
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Gasland Director Josh Fox Arrested by Republicans at Congressional Hearing

Feb 1st, 2012 | By Mark

Josh Fox, the director of the Academy-Award nominated film, “Gasland,” was placed under arrest at the behest of House Republicans this afternoon as he tried to film a Congressional committee hearing on fracking. From the UK Guardian: Josh Fox was ejected from the hearing, on drinking water contamination and fracking, after Republicans objected to having
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Friday Round-up: EPA Study Connects Water Contamination to Fracking, Millenium Pipeline Settlement and FERC Wants More Information from Spectra

Dec 9th, 2011 | By Mark
Hydraulic fracturing in practice.

A study of the drinking water in Wyoming released by the federal Environmental Protection Agency yesterday directly connects hydraulic fracturing — or fracking, as it has come to be known in the parlance of our times — by the natural gas industry to water contamination there. From the EPA’s press release: EPA constructed two deep
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An Interview with “Gasland” Producer and Director Josh Fox, Part II

Dec 8th, 2011 | By Mark
"Gasland" filmmaker Josh Fox. Photo courtesy SpectraEnergyWatch.com

A few weeks ago, on Oct. 30, NaturalGasWatch.org had the chance to sit down with “Gasland” producer and director Josh Fox to talk about the natural gas industry in America, how it’s affecting the environment and “Gasland II,” which is currently in production. Fox had just finished up a teach-in on fracking at the Occupy
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An Interview with “Gasland” Producer and Director Josh Fox, Part 1.

Dec 1st, 2011 | By Mark
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A few weeks ago, on Oct. 30, NaturalGasWatch.org had the chance to sit down with “Gasland” producer and director Josh Fox to talk about the natural gas industry in America, how it’s affecting the environment and “Gasland II,” which is currently in production. Fox had just finished up a teach-in on fracking at the Occupy
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Starting Tomorrow: NaturalGasWatch.org Debuts a Multi-part Interview with Gasland Producer Josh Fox

Dec 1st, 2011 | By Mark
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A couple of weeks ago, “Gasland” producer Josh Fox was kind enough to sit down with NaturalGasWatch.org for a wide-ranging conversation about energy, geopolitics, “Gasland II” and a bunch of other cool stuff. The original intent was to simply transcribe the recorded conversation and roll it out here in easily digestible 400-500 word chunks —
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A Devastating Argument Against Fracking

Dec 1st, 2011 | By Mark
Hydraulic fracturing explained in a simple, easy-to-read graphic.

Normally, NaturalGasWatch.org tries to stay away from simply “repositioning” material that appears out of other media outlets, concentrating instead on original, document-based reporting. But every once in a while, something comes down the line that makes it worthwhile to set that rule aside — and this is one of those times. Of course, it helps
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Straight Outta Connecticut: The Shale Gas Emperor Has No Clothes

Aug 19th, 2011 | By Mark
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Today, NaturalGasWatch.org spent the day at the White House in Washington, D.C., participating in the White House Office of Public Engagement‘s Community Leaders Briefing Series. The afternoon was given over to a briefing on energy and environmental policy. The event itself was fascinating and engaging, bringing together a diverse crew of attendees — including elected
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