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Gasland Film Will Be Shown Friday At Library

By Staff | Oct 13, 2010

Shown in theaters across U.S. and available on HBO, Gasland will now be shown Oct 15, 4-9 p.m., at the New Martinsville Public Library, 160 Washington St. New Martinsville. It is presented by Liberty and Justice WV.

Gasland by Josh Fox has won a number of movie awards including the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize, Sarasota International Film Festival Special Jury Prize, and Yale Environmental Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, just to name three.

After he was approach by a gas company that wanted to lease his land, Fox started to film Gasland and his journey across America, to find the truth behind gas drilling.

Invited guests include Hiram Lewis, attorney; Jesse Johnson, Mountain Party candidate for Senate; and Duane Nichols, Phd, Chemical Engineer. Information sheets and Dr. Theo Colborn’s DVD, What You Need to Know About Natural Gas Production, will be available. This is of immediate interest to all living close to these sites as air and water issues continue to exist. Congressional hearings continue in Washington, D.C.

Liberty an Justice supports the federal Environmental Protection Agency in efforts to protect lives.

For further information contact Marilyn Hunt, Liberty and Justice WV, 304-775-2484.