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Gas Drilling Debate

Promised Land and the Illusion of Choice

Ann Green | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Ann Green

Promised Land gets the deeper issue right, the harder truth: for the landowners approached by gas companies and the people in "gasland" there's not really a choice, there's just an illusion of choice.

Fracking Causes Friction in Promised Land

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Directed by Gus Van Sant in the tradition of The China Syndrome and Silkwood, Promised Land uses mainstream entertainment to delve into American values, corporate responsibility, and activism.

Hollywood Faces Fracking In 'Promised Land'

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The new movie "Promised Land" digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that's generated a boom in U.S....