Fracking

#161 – Fracknation

March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/161.mp3   In reply to Gasland, journalist Irish Boris Johnson (Phelim McAleer) decided to investigate some of the claims made in Gasland, at a press event he asked Gasland’s director (Josh Fox) why he did not mention that methane in water supplies has let others light their taps. Josh took exception to the circulating video clip and had it removed from online platforms. This lead to the crowd sourced project of Fracknation. [...]

A Review of Gasland

February 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

Edited by Peter A lot of people have called Josh Fox’s 2010 anti-fracking documentary, Gasland, biased, inaccurate, and misleading; but if I had to describe it in one word it would be ‘hipster’. In 2006, Fox’s family received a letter offering $100,000 to allow a natural gas to be extracted using a process called hydraulic fracturing (fracking) under their property. The controversial process of fracking involves the fracturing of deep-rock using high-pressure liquid made from a mixture [...]

#059 – Fracking!

January 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

What is Fracking and is it safe? Myles and James discuss their personal opinions on the subject of fracking and the impacts it has on the environment and [...]