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Promised Land

Energy Issues Hit the Big Screen

January 7, 2013 by Kali Taylor

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Last night I attended the pre-screening of Matt Damon's newest flick "Promised Land."  The film is about natural gas fracking and centres around an energy company land negotiator who is sent into a community where a new shale gas formation has been discovered to sign contracts with the land owners so development can begin.  He...[read more]

Can 'Promised Land' Change Minds For Or Against Fracking?

January 7, 2013 by Jim Pierobon
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One thing Matt Damon and colleagues are accomplishing with the new movie “Promised Land” about hydraulic fracturing is to increase the public’s understanding — even if just a little bit — of the controversial drilling technique which flushes natural gas to the surface from shale rock formations deep underground.But that’s about it.This...[read more]