18 Nov '11, 5pm

How to Keep Fracking Out of Our Drinking Water: An Interview with Josh Fox, Director of Gasland

How to Keep Fracking Out of Our Drinking Water: An Interview with Josh Fox, Director of Gasland

Earlier this week, I sat down with Josh Fox, the director of the Academy Award nominated documentary Gasland . The issue at hand was the Delaware River Basin Commission's decision on whether or not to allow fracking in the region -- and thus putting 15.6 million citizens' drinking water at risk. I reported on that plan, with Fox's input, in this piece yesterday . And I shared the video Fox made with Bill McKibben , which called on Vice President Joe Biden to protect his state from fracking. Today, perhaps due to the pressure from environmental groups and activists like Fox, it was announced that the vote on the plan will be delayed . But our conversation encompassed much more than the danger fracking posed to the Delaware. As we sipped beer and munched turkey wraps, our discussion moved from the Delaware Basin to civil disobedience against extreme energy to the fact that f...

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