WHAT WATER SWIMS THROUGH OUR HEARTS?

Watching Josh Fox’s new documentary film, GasLand, nominated for an Academy award, I had to admire his bravery as a film maker. The work was awarded the Special Jury Prize at Sundance 2010, and shows the effects of using water pressure to fracture deep underground rock beds with toxic chemicals to push gas up to the surface, for use and sale. Not a great idea. Josh and his team show what they found travelling around the country and observing fracking, the effect on the land, the little animals, the people, and the water supply–which actually catches on fire explosively right out of the tap in some horrific footage. Continue reading “WHAT WATER SWIMS THROUGH OUR HEARTS?”