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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

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]