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Gasland

Part II

(DVD)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Gasland
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In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film Gasland, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).
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1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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Jan 25, 2015
  • Quimeras rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This is a good follow-up to the original documentary. It shows, unfortunately, how for many people their land and water situation has worsened, and how widespread fracking has become.

Jan 03, 2015
  • aquadog rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Both this DVD and the Companion part should be watched by all Canadians and especially by everyone who lives in BC, where fracking for natural gas has been sold as a clean alternative to oil and the saviour of the economy for decades to come. Very enlightening.

Nov 19, 2014
  • kerkrobe rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A continuation & update from the first doc done 5 years earlier ... just as good as the first in pointing out the corruptive influence of the oil&gas industry on governmental environmental regulatory agencies ... and the subsequent contamination of groundwater for human consumption.

It begs the question "Do some of the fracking corporations have a sideline business of getting rid of seriously toxic industrial chemicals by pumping them underground?"

Are government regulators this stupid?

Sep 02, 2014
  • Scancophone rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a DO-NOT-MISS for British Columbians and Canadians in general at a time when this globally much-contested practice is being expanded by those too greedy to care about consequences here in the province. If you've missed the original- CATCH UP! The people who wait until it is past the tipping-point will scream the LOUDEST, no doubt - after all, they have so many EXPECTATIONS...

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