Josh Fox

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Josh Fox
Josh Fox TED.jpg
Fox giving a talk in West Vancouver, British Columbia
Born 1972
Milanville, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Occupation Documentary filmmaker, environmental activist
Known for Gasland (2010)

Josh Fox (born 1972) is an American film director and environmental activist, best known for his Oscar-nominated 2010 documentary, Gasland. He followed that up with the HBO production of "Gasland Part II," which premiered on July 8, 2013 and was released on DVD on January 14, 2014.[1] He is one of the most prominent public opponents of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling.[2]

In February 2012 he was arrested during a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing on hydraulic fracturing when he attempted to videotape the proceedings.[3][4]

Josh Fox now has a street named after him in France. Inaugurated the 29th May 2014 in Aujac, in the south of France. A region where the French anti-shale-gas movement was born.[5] Fox graduated from Columbia University in 1995 and presumably majored in Theater.[6]

On October 1, 2015 Josh Fox's mini-documentary GasWork debuted on All in with Chris Hayes which detailed the deadly unsafe working conditions in the hydraulic fracturing oil and gas drilling industry. [1]

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