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College of Mount Saint Vincent Presents Screening of “Gasland” Documentary March 31, 2011

3/21/2011

Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent presents the screening of the award-winning documentary “Gasland,” followed by a Q&A from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011 in Rm. 101 of the Science Building on the Riverdale campus. The film, directed by Josh Fox, follows Fox on his journey to unveil the environmental implications of drilling for natural gas. The film shows the environmental impact of the practice commonly known as “hydrofracking” or hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method of drilling for natural gas.

The screening is jointly organized by Dr. Patricia Grove, professor of biology at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, and Sister Carol DeAngelo, coordinator for the Stanfordville Project for the Sisters of Charity of New York.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is a co-educational, independent institution rooted in the spirit and mission of the Sisters of Charity and committed to the liberal arts. The College’s undergraduate and master’s level degree programs prepare its uncommonly diverse students for lives of professional achievement and service. Visit www.mountsaintvincent.edu for more information.