Pro-fracking movie gets $22K in two days on Kickstarter

“[Josh Fox] knew that people could light their water for decades before fracking started. He said he didn’t include that in the film because it wasn’t relevant.”

The Los Angeles Times reports:

In what may be interpreted as a backlash against the Oscar-nominated environmentalist film “Gasland,” a new production titled “FrackNation” has received an eye-popping $22,000 in donations during its first two days on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

“Gasland”is a searing critique of the oil and gas drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which has come under intense scrutiny by environmental groups and the EPA. “FrackNation” co-creator Phelim McAleer says that his new film seeks to give voice to those longtime residents in gas-drilling areas who support fracking…

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