Gasland http://wrvo.org en Fracking opponents in New York say 'Gasland' movies help http://wrvo.org/post/fracking-opponents-new-york-say-gasland-movies-help <p>Monday night brought the TV premiere of "Gasland II," a sequel to the original anti-hydrofracking movie. In New York, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision on fracking is still on hold, both opponents and supporters of the controversial drilling process say the films have helped frame the debate.<p>"Gasland" filmmaker Josh Fox is a frequent participant in anti-fracking rallies at the state Capitol that routinely attract hundreds of people. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:55:06 +0000 Karen DeWitt 40777 at http://wrvo.org Dueling filmmakers dispute over fracking in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/dueling-filmmakers-dispute-over-fracking-albany <p>As they await Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision on whether fracking will go forward in New York, dueling pro- and anti-fracking filmmakers held screenings and promotions for their films in Albany. At one point in their visit, the two sides confronted each other in the halls of the Capitol. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:15:27 +0000 Karen DeWitt 33236 at http://wrvo.org Groups for and against fracking wait for governor's decision http://wrvo.org/post/groups-and-against-fracking-wait-governors-decision <p>Groups for and against hydrofracking are gearing up for an announcement by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s environmental officials&nbsp; on whether the natural gas drilling process will be permitted in New York on a limited basis. But, the organizations, who are running ads, may have to wait a little longer.</p><p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:47:11 +0000 Karen DeWitt 24827 at http://wrvo.org Alec Baldwin pays a visit to Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/alec-baldwin-pays-visit-syracuse <p>Syracuse got a taste of star power this past weekend as television and film star Alec Baldwin stopped by the Landmark Theater.</p><p>Baldwin was there to host a showing of the film &ldquo;Gasland,&rdquo; an award-winning anti-hydrofracking documentary.</p><p>He also moderated a panel after the movie with experts opposed to hydrofracking and members of the community to discuss the issue. Hydrofracking has been banned in New York while the state reviews concerns over the process for drilling natural gas.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:42:10 +0000 Matt Johnston 20361 at http://wrvo.org Alec Baldwin pays a visit to Syracuse