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Gasland’s Josh Fox taken away in cuffs

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By Lauren Pagel

February 1, 2012

Before the House Committee on Space, Science and Technology's Energy and Environment subcommittee hearing today on Pavillion, WY water contamination, Josh Fox was led away in handcuffs.

The committee made their agenda clear with the hearing's title: Fractured Science – Examining EPA’s Approach to Ground Water Research: The Pavillion Analysis.

Josh was there to film the hearing for his upcoming film Gasland 2.

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Tagged with: fracking, epa, drinking water, pavillion, groundwater, gasland


Obama Administration Finalizes Million Acre Ban on Mining Near Grand Canyon

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By Lauren Pagel

January 9, 2012

Today I sat in an auditorium in the National Geographic building here in DC and watched Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar sign an administrative withdrawal to protect over 1 million acres of public lands around the Grand Canyon from new mining for 20 years. This action is the culmination of nearly 4 years of effort by a broad coalition to protect this sensitive ecosystem from uranium mining.

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Tagged with: 1872 mining law, uranium mining, grand canyon, arizona, obama, secretary salazar


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