Saturday, February 4, 2012

Josh fox arrest

  • Documentary filmmaker Josh Fox and his crew on Wednesday walked into a congressional hearing on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a controversial natural gas drilling technique. Fox left in handcuffs, charged with unlawful entry.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The battle between Gasland director Joshua Fox and Republicans in the House who support fracking has now turned into a tussle over the First Amendment.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Oscar-nominated Gasland director Josh Fox was arrested by Capitol Police on Wednesday morning when he refused to leave a House hearing.
  • (The Inquisitr)
  • In May 2008, Josh Fox received a letter from a natural gas company offering to lease his family's land in Milanville, Pennsylvania for $100,000 to drill for gas. The documentary was made in about eighteen months.
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  • The discussion over Wyoming took place in a Capitol Hill building where Josh Fox, the maker of the anti-fracking documentary "Gasland," was arrested before the hearing began.
  • (Businessweek)
  • According to the Huffington Post, Fox was arrested by 16 officers while trying to film a follow-up to Gasland. At approximately 10:30 a.m. today, United States Capitol Police arrested Joshua Fox of Milanville, Pa.
  • (International Business Times)
  • Quick reaction from Congressman Maurice Hinchey--following the arrest of Josh Fox. Hinchey calls it censorship and a shameful stain on Congress. Gasland film maker Josh Fox was arrested in Washington DC Wednesday morning.
  • (FOX 40 News WICZ TV)

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