In northeastern Pa., residents are paid for natural gas leases on their land. But the operation on Sherry Vargson's farm contaminated her water well with methane.
When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a cross-country odyssey uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination. A recently drilled nearby Pennsylvania town reports that residents are able to light their drinking water on fire. This is just one of the many absurd and astonishing revelations of a new country called GASLAND. "The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling ...[READ MORE]