House Lawmakers, Director Put Focus on Hydrofracking

The Gasland documentary film continues to dog the footsteps of the natural gas industry (see Shale Daily, Feb. 16). The film’s director Josh Fox and actor-turned-activist Mark Ruffalo flanked Reps. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), Rep Jared Polis (D-CO) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) Thursday as they announced plans to reintroduce legislation to regulate the practice of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) at the federal level.

February 18, 2011

Hollywood’s Gasland Nod Rewards Fiction Over Fact

A trade group representing developers of shale gas Tuesday blasted the Academy Awards nomination of Gasland for best documentary feature, saying it grossly misrepresented the facts about the hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) practice associated with the production of shale.

January 26, 2011

Haynesville Documentary Airing Tuesday

The documentary “Haynesville: A Nation’s hunt for an Energy Future” is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. EST Tuesday on the CNBC network.

November 23, 2010