Gasland receives nomination for Best Documentary Feature

The influential documentary film, Gasland, directed by Josh Fox has been nominated for an Oscar.

“This is a great moment that will bring more attention to the problem,” Josh Fox, the director, told the Times Herald-Record, which serves areas in Pennsylvania and New York where fracking has divided residents. “It’s all about drawing more attention to the problem and the families who’ve been hurt by drilling.”

For further reading, see:

"GASLAND (now an Oscar nominee), 'proof' and the need for responsible oversight' at EARTHblog

"Industry Boos Oscar Nod for ‘Gasland’" New York Times, January 25, 2011

Oscar Nominations - Documentary Feature