"Fracking Our Future" gives voice to people in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio impacted by rapid expansion of the shale gas industry, highlighting effects on human health and everyday life. Realizing that scientific assessments take years to complete—time insufficient to avoid unfolding environmental disaster, geomicrobiologist Yuri Gorby returns to his childhood home to shine light on those struggling to survive amidst toxic gases and contaminated fluids within one mile of well pads, compressor stations, cryogenic separators, crystalline silica mines and transport stations. "Fracking Our Future" frames the vulnerability of citizens who are being sacrificed for profits by a globally destructive industry, in this eloquent call for action.
The following experts and concerned citizens are interviewed in "Fracking Our Future". Interviews were conducted in the Tri-State Region of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio on November 17-21, 2012.