In a small rural town in Pennsylvania, the refuge of a rare salamander and the only source of clean drinking water for 700 people is threatened by the installation of a fracking waste injection well, prompting community members to band together and mount an epic fight for the rights of their people and nature.
This story shows
the power that communities can have when we organize and advocate for our own well-being, and how positive impacts can radiate throughout our environment.
- Science Writer
It brings out the beautiful duality of the notion of 'giving voice to the voiceless', where the community speaks for the endangered salamander and the salamander provides the soul for the community's fight as an indicator species of water quality and a symbol of resistance.
Dr. Nitya Mohanty
"A refreshing and enlightening film that showed the devastating impact of fracking literally through a new lens, and at the same time offered an optimistic inspiration for the power of humankind.
-Pulitzer Prize-winning Investigative Journalist