Pierre Desrochers

GGR 333 – Energy and Society – Gasland/FrackNation Controversy

Overview and Videos

Wikipedia – Gasland

Wikipedia – FrackNation

– Gasland (2010 documentary by Josh Fox) (Full documentary) See also here and here.
– FrackNation (2013 documentary featuring Phelim McAleer) (Full documentary).

The Gasland Controversy

Overview of the controversy
Read Todd Myers (WSJ)Sean Higgins (Washington Examiner)GreenWorld; Bakken Oil Business Journal

Details of the controversy
Hicks, David Eugene, “Imaging and Imagining the Future: Rhetorical Visions of Environmental Discourse in Gasland.” (2012). Communication Graduate Theses & Dissertations (University of Colorado).

Overview.” The Guardian (2015).

Debunking GasLand,” “ICYMI – Longtime NYT Editor, Columnist on GasLand,” “Fact and Fiction – No Hot Air,” “Gasland director hides full facts,” “Truthland,” “Fracking The Movie(s),” “The Facts about Gasland” (NaturalGas.org); FrackNation.

Epstein, Alex. 2013. “Gasland II’s Luddite Slander of Fracking is the Latest Technophobe Attack on Progress.” Forbes (July 19).

Everley, Steve. 2013. “Debunking Gasland, Part II.” Energy in Depth (April 25).

McAleer, Phelim. 2013. “Ten Big Fat Lies about Fracking.” Spiked! (August 22).

Water OK in ‘Gasland’ fracking town, EPA says,” ChicagoTribune.com, May 11, 2012.